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Re: [SLUG] recursive tree log grep ?
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] recursive tree log grep ?
- From: James Gray <james@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 21 May 2005 23:24:38 +1000
- Organization: GrayOnline
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On Sat, 21 May 2005 11:20 pm, James Gray wrote:
> On Sat, 21 May 2005 11:12 pm, Voytek Eymont wrote:
> > I have tree like:
> > /home/domain.tld/logs/
> > /home/domain2.tld/logs/
> > ...
> > how do i run a grep across all logs, as in 'grep a-string /home/*/logs/*'
> man grep
> -R, -r, --recursive
> Read all files under each directory, recursively; this is
> equivalent to the -d recurse option.
> Makes sense when you think that a lot of Gnu tools use either -r or -R for
> recursive modifiers :) eg,
> for DIR in `ls -d /home/*`
> grep -R a-string $DIR
Oops. That script should read:
for DIR in `ls -d /home/*`
grep -R a-string $DIR/logs/
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