find . -type f -exec grep StringToFind \{\} --with-filename \;|sed -e '/svn/d'|sed -e '/~/d'

Look for a string in one of your codes, excluding the files with svn and ~ (temp/back up files)

Look for a string in one of your codes, excluding the files with svn and ~ (temp/back up files). This can be useful when you're looking for a particular string in one of your source codes for example, inside a directory which is under version control (e.g. svn), removing all the annoying files with ~ (tilde) from the search. you can even change the command after -exec to delete (rm) or view (cat) files found by 'find' for example

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By: f241vc15
2009-03-31 18:09:31

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