[Ilugc] grep error
ramana_muthu at yahoo.co.in
Mon Mar 14 10:23:49 IST 2005
> grep <pattern> *
> It throws the following error:
> ksh: /usr/bin/grep: arg list too long
> can any one tell me what is the reason ? and how to solve this issue ?
> NOTE: The directory contains some 15000 file
This is the problem. grep is having ability to do pattern search for few number of files.
find <dir> -type f | xargs grep <pattern>
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