[SOLVED but with a great loss] Re: [ltp] Partition table seems corrupted

Eben King linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Tue, 28 Dec 2004 11:42:10 -0500 (EST)

> On Mon, Dec 27, 2004 at 01:29:15PM -0500, jcms wrote:
> >   Thanks for the help.
> >   I think this command should work better to give me the unique list of possible candidates (files),
> > 
> >    find . -type f -exec fgrep -il 'word-in-thesis' \{\} \; | tee candidate.lis

This invokes fgrep for each file found.  You might want to try

find . -type f | xargs fgrep -il 'word-in-thesis' | tee candidate.lis

or if filenames might contain "special" characters (things that you would 
have to quote when typing)

find . -type f -print0 | xargs -0 fgrep -il 'word-in-thesis' | tee candidate.lis

If word-in-thesis is really a word and not a phrase, you don't need the 

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