Subject: Re: Suggestion: keep binary data out of /etc
To: Bill Studenmund <skippy@macro.Stanford.EDU>
From: Matthew ALDOUS <email@example.com>
Date: 02/11/1999 08:25:16
> On Tue, 9 Feb 1999, proprietor - Foo Bar And Grill wrote:
> > I think the thing here is that he doesn't need to know the position,
> > just that the pattern exists, and the context in which it exists.
> The problem though is that grep's huristics of "context" fails on a binary
> file. :-)
what's wrong with : grep foo `file /etc/* | grep text | cut -f1 -d":"` ?
or am i alone in leftfield?