Visit Our UNIX and Linux User Community


Question about grep pattern


 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting Question about grep pattern
# 1  
Old 11-09-2009
Question about grep pattern

Hello, can you please tell how can i find files that contains string 200911*ama
I need to parse a lot of logs to find the string 200911(somethinghere)ama
Im trying grep -R '200911*ama' /path/logs but it is still searching
Is this expression right?
# 2  
Old 11-09-2009
Code:
grep -R '200911.*ama' /path/logs

Jean-Pierre.
# 3  
Old 11-09-2009
still searching ?

If it searches for a long time, might be your log file is so large.. Let it do, you will get the result after some time.
# 4  
Old 11-09-2009
thank you very much)
# 5  
Old 11-10-2009
I am having a similar problem - if I should post a new topic, please let me know.

I am looking for a string inside a file, where the file name exists under several subdirectories. I'm currently trying: grep -r stringinfile filename

I thought that the -r will search recursively for filename under all subdirectories, then look for stringinfile inside filename.

Am I close?

Previous Thread | Next Thread
Test Your Knowledge in Computers #487
Difficulty: Easy
A program's entry point is always defined by a main function or method.
True or False?

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers

Grep/awk using a begin search pattern and end search pattern

I have this fileA TEST FILE ABC this file contains ABC; TEST FILE DGHT this file contains DGHT; TEST FILE 123 this file contains ABC, this file contains DEF, this file contains XYZ, this file contains KLM ; I want to have a fileZ that has only (begin search pattern for will be... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: vbabz
2 Replies

2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Grep -v lines starting with pattern 1 and not matching pattern 2

Hi all! Thanks for taking the time to view this! I want to grep out all lines of a file that starts with pattern 1 but also does not match with the second pattern. Example: Drink a soda Eat a banana Eat multiple bananas Drink an apple juice Eat an apple Eat multiple apples I... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: demmel
8 Replies

3. Shell Programming and Scripting

Grep lines before a pattern having some other pattern

Hi All, I am trying to fetch lines before a pattern, I got to know about -B flag in grep but we have to pass the number to get those lines before some pattern say (X), now what if I want to get line/s with some other pattern say (Y) before X pattern? How to get about it? please help. Input:... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: dips_ag
5 Replies

4. Shell Programming and Scripting

sed and awk usage to grep a pattern 1 and with reference to this grep a pattern 2 and pattern 3

Hi , I have a file where i have modifed certain things compared to original file . The difference of the original file and modified file is as follows. # diff mir_lex.c.modified mir_lex.c.orig 3209c3209 < if(yy_current_buffer -> yy_is_our_buffer == 0) { --- >... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: breezevinay
5 Replies

5. Shell Programming and Scripting

How to Grep than scan line below grep pattern

Hello Colleagues, I have a file that looks like below. 6-12731913-12731913 9230760143480 410018547148230 20131002193434+0500 20131002193434+0500 ;20131002T161031000-10.50.241.21-21912131-1419034760, ver: 0 20131009 92220056296730 CC0P abc Core_Context_R1A SMS 6-12726796-12726796... (14 Replies)
Discussion started by: umarsatti
14 Replies

6. Shell Programming and Scripting

Grep the word from pattern line and update in subsequent lines till next pattern line reached

Hi, I have got the below requirement. please suggest. I have a file like, Processing Item is: /data/ing/cfg2/abc.txt /data/ing/cfg3/bgc.txt Processing Item is: /data/cmd/for2/ght.txt /data/kernal/config.klgt.txt I want to process the above file to get the output file like, ... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: rbalaj16
5 Replies

7. Shell Programming and Scripting

Want to grep for a pattern and display the content above that pattern

Hi, When we have a failure, sometimes we just step restart the job from the next step. Later when we open the log for analysis of the failure, it is becoming difficult to go to the failure part. For eg., if it is a 1000 line log, the failure may be at 500th line. so wat i want to do is, grep... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: ajayakunuri
6 Replies

8. Shell Programming and Scripting

how to grep certain pattern

-Hi I have a file with the following entries: tschkback12 tschkback11 tschkback15 tschkback28 ....etc. I need to grep all the lines out of this file which end with the number (just "tschkback" should be excluded). Can it be done with one line command? Thanks -A (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: aoussenko
5 Replies

9. Shell Programming and Scripting

how to grep the pattern ?

how to grep the pattern ? How can I grep or find the pattern from this files in the directory. I have couple of ascii files too.I have to grep the binary files.Please assist me Thanks Francis (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: faviji
2 Replies

10. Shell Programming and Scripting

help with grep the pattern

I have those lines in a file: :startStr xxxxxxx(anything) STRING1 xxxxxx startStr xxxxxxx STRING1 xxxxxxxxxxxxx startStr xxxxxxxxx STRING2 xxxxxxxx ....... grep only the lines starting "startStr" (without ":") & with "STRING1" -e.g. the second line in the above file I use the... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: bluemoon1
2 Replies

Featured Tech Videos