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Old 10-21-2009
Searching Problem


I would like produce follow console-printing if I searching a string (but for all hits):

e.g.: Datei1HelloWorld

Option -H is not possible on my unix.

Thanks for help!

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my actually solution:

find *datei* -exec grep "HelloWorld" {} \; -print

# 2  
Old 10-21-2009
find *datei* -exec grep "HelloWorld" {} \; -print

You have to start with a directory - not sure if *datei* is really a directory..

You can either be lazy and do:
find /somedir| grep HelloWorld

or do it more "correct" with:
find /somedir -type f -name "HelloWorld" -print

The man page is often a good help.

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Old 10-21-2009
Thanks zaxxon,

I search multiple diroctorys. and then the filename is given only when there are multiple files with this wildcard. I would like but generally each file matches the format printing:

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I searching a string in a file...and would like the console-printing:

FileContent e.g. file1HelloWorld
# 4  
Old 10-21-2009
I guess I don't understand.

If you have to search different directories, you can list them as 1st parameter behind find itself like
find dir1 dir2 /dirlala /tmp/bla -type f -name "file1" ...

If you want to check contents of a file with grep is ok and to see which filename has it can be obtained by grep -l (lowercase L).

Maybe you are looking for something like this:
find /dir1 /data/bla2 somedir3 -type f -name "somefile*" -exec grep -il "dieserinhalthier" {} \;

# 5  
Old 10-21-2009
yes i search the second solution:

 find /dir1 /data/bla2 somedir3 -type f -name "somefile*" -exec grep -il "dieserinhalthier" {} \;

but addition I woult like to display the content of the file....

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Old 10-21-2009
Ok, how you can specify filenames you are looking for and in which directories should be clear by now. Here is an example that might be ok for you:

$> find . -type f -exec grep -l OCT {} \; | while read LINE; do echo "Filename: $LINE"; cat $LINE; echo "----------> Trenner <----------"; done
Filename: ./yo
----------> Trenner <----------
Filename: ./infile
16-SEP-2009 09:11:47
16-SEP-2009 09:11:47
30-SEP-2009 10:11:47
1-OCT-2009 10:11:47
6-OCT-2009 10:11:47
6-OCT-2009 12:31:01
16-OCT-2009 11:11:47
17-OCT-2009 11:11:47
18-OCT-2009 11:11:47
----------> Trenner <----------

# 7  
Old 10-21-2009
Hi zaxxon,

now the command is exactly what I had been making

 find *datei* -exec grep "HelloWorld" {} \; -print

my big problem:
he finds in a file several hits, he even prints out the name and then all matches. I wish that he always print names and content

e.g. Search file with content "e"
Filename: ./yo


I have no experience in skript programming. I know only simple unix comands.


Last edited by zaxxon; 10-21-2009 at 12:20 PM.. Reason: code tags
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