grep certain file types recursively

grep -r --include="*.[ch]" pattern .
doesn't do case-insensitive filenames like iname but otherwise likely to be faster

By: sitaram
2009-08-13 01:41:12

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just add the -i option to grep to get case-insensitivity.
bwoodacre · 631 weeks and 3 days ago
I know its documented the way you say it, so perhaps its a bug I'm seeing. But as of GNU grep 2.5.4 on Mandriva 2009.1, the "-i" only affects the pattern, not the filename
sitaram · 629 weeks ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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