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Authored by: Anonymous on May 30, '01 09:52:03PM

Ironically either sherlock (ick) or find will do. Bad side is find varies enough
from its linux brethren to be annoying.
Normally the command would be find / (or a .) | grep "760"
In english'ish this means: find from the root directory (or this directory via the . ) pipe output
to grep and tell it to look for the name 760.

To find strings/text inside a file, heh, the command is strings. I have not played with it
in X to get the hang of it, yet. You can tell strings to search a file, file type or everything
(i.e. * or *.* ).

Sherlock might be able to do this, but does it look inside bundles? dunno.
Have not been able to point it at a directory of my choosing (saves time).

Anyone with more knowledge than I, a humble webmaster/platform hopper?


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finding stuff
Authored by: patster on Jun 01, '01 05:19:44AM

Will this work in OS X?

find / -print | xargs grep 760

It works in most unixs I've used but I'm not in front of my MAC so I can't test it.



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