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search text in files within the subdirectory

Hello,
I am trying to write a shell script to search for a pattern in the directory and show only one entry for each field, essentially I am looking to search for a pattern in a file and list that file name.
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Old 11-18-2009
One grep will do that

grep -lr <pattern> <directory name>

Thanks
Somasekhar Gajjala.

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