Subject: Re: groff-1.16.1 reach-over
To: John Hawkinson <jhawk@MIT.EDU>
From: Matthias Buelow <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/18/2001 03:23:46
John Hawkinson <jhawk@MIT.EDU> writes:

>You should never use xargs like that, because it might call
>grep with only one argument in which case a filename would not be
>printened. Instead, use
>  find . -name Makefile | xargs grep ^.PATH /dev/null | grep cksum

or use grep -o