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Re: Using Find with Grep

On Fri, May 07, 2004 at 09:21:16AM -0500, Rick Weinbender wrote:
> How can I make the following expression display only occurrences that
> do NOT contain the searchstring.  Is this possible?
> find /home -name *.txt -exec grep searchstring {} \;
> I want to search for the absense of a particular commandline in a user
> config file.

       -L, --files-without-match
              Suppress normal output; instead print the  name  of
              each input file from which no output would normally
              have been printed.  The scanning will stop  on  the
              first match.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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