How to List and copy the files containing a string


 
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Originally Posted by radoulov
Yep, corrected Smilie

I tried the following 3 ...but no o/p

ctlrws001[/tmp/inv1]$ grep -l '1189609240791-1268115603299237276@216.109.111.119'

ctlrws001[/tmp/inv1]$ grep -l '1189609240791'

ctlrws001[/tmp/inv1]$ cp $(grep -l '1189609240791-1268115603299237276@216.109.111.119') /tmp/inv1/test
# 9  
Sorry, my mistake:
Code:
mv $(grep -l '1189609240791-1268115603299237276@216.109.111.119' *)  /tmp/inv

Adjust the filenames (* or whatever you need to generate ...).
# 10  
Quote:
Originally Posted by radoulov
Sorry, my mistake:
Code:
mv $(grep -l '1189609240791-1268115603299237276@216.109.111.119' *)  /tmp/inv

Adjust the filenames (* or whatever you need to generate ...).
I am Sorry,

ctlrws001[/tmp/inv1]$ cp $(grep -l '1189609240791-1268115603299237276@216.109.111.119' *.xml) /tmp/inv1/test
Usage: cp [-fhip] [-r|-R] [-E{force|ignore|warn}] [--] src target
or: cp [-fhip] [-r|-R] [-E{force|ignore|warn}] [--] src1 ... srcN directory

ctlrws001[/tmp/inv1]$ cp $(grep -l '1189609240791-1268115603299237276@216.109.111.119' *.xml) /tmp/inv1/test/
Usage: cp [-fhip] [-r|-R] [-E{force|ignore|warn}] [--] src target
or: cp [-fhip] [-r|-R] [-E{force|ignore|warn}] [--] src1 ... srcN directory

ctlrws001[/tmp/inv1]$ cp $(grep -l '1189609240791-1268115603299237276@216.109.111.119' *) /tmp/inv1/test
Usage: cp [-fhip] [-r|-R] [-E{force|ignore|warn}] [--] src target
or: cp [-fhip] [-r|-R] [-E{force|ignore|warn}] [--] src1 ... srcN directory


ctlrws001[/tmp/inv1]$
# 11  
Cannot reproduce,
could you post the output (or part of it) of the grep -l command (is there any output?):

Code:
grep -l '1189609240791-1268115603299237276@216.109.111.119' *

What shell, what machine(OS)?

Last edited by radoulov; 09-28-2007 at 01:12 PM..
# 12  
I am sorry,
Its working.. Thank you very much..
Smilie
 

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