grep to show date/time of file the string was found in.


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Ive seen several examples of grep showing the filename the string was found in, but what I really need is grep to show the file details in long format (like ls -l would).
scenario is:
grep mobile_number todays_files

This will show me the string Im after & which files they turn up in, but the string could show in several files, so being able to see the time the files were created & in time order would be handy in identifying the order of events rather than having to ls l all the identified files after.
Eg
broken, still broken, fixed (good)
fixed, broken, still broken (bad)
I have tried combination of "-exec ls -ltr {} \;" but dont seem to be getting anywhere.
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Try:

Code:
grep -l searchstring filename(s) | xargs ls -l

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Just the job

Thanks SFNYC. Just what I was after. Stick a t on the end & I can now see what happened to the numbers & in what order.
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