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ff() { local IFS='|'; grep -rinE "$*" . ; }
Grep will read the contents of each file in PWD and will use the REs $1 $2 ... $n to match the contents. In case of match, grep will print the appropriate file, line number and the matching line. It's just easier to write ff word1 word2 word3 Instead of grep -rinE 'word1|word2|word3' .
Sample Output
$ ff bin exit
./clfu:1:#!/bin/bash
./clfu:26:  exit 0
./cipa:1:#!/bin/bash
./cipa:6:exit 0

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By: RanyAlbeg
2011-06-10 10:25:10

What Others Think

good job for an alias
magma_camel · 599 weeks and 4 days ago
Aliases do not take arguments.
RanyAlbeg · 599 weeks and 4 days ago
> Aliases do not take arguments. They do but local: can only be used in a function.
karol · 599 weeks and 3 days ago
No. Again - Aliases do not take arguments. I'm sorry.
RanyAlbeg · 599 weeks and 3 days ago
[karol@black test]$ type foo foo is aliased to `echo -e "1a\n2b\n3c\n4d" | grep -E ""$@"' [karol@black test]$ foo "2|4" 2b 4d
karol · 599 weeks and 2 days ago
I do not buy your tricks, old lady. It's not using the "$@" there. that's expanding to nothing. any arguments you pass to an alias just get tacked on to the end alias foo='printf "%s\n" 1a 2b 3c 4d | grep -E' foo '2|4' 2b 4d
RanyAlbeg · 599 weeks ago
> any arguments you pass to an alias just get tacked on to the end Of course ;P [karol@black ~]$ type bar bar is aliased to `echo one "$1" two "$2"' [karol@black ~]$ bar 1 2 one two 1 2
karol · 598 weeks and 6 days ago
What are you trying to show? the 1 needs to be between 'one' 'two' and not at the end of the line. Your example shows exactly what I demonstrated earlier. Anyway, when you are thinking 'Should I use an alias or a function?' just use a function. Aliases do not holds code, functions do.
RanyAlbeg · 598 weeks and 5 days ago
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seofox · 43 weeks ago
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Perfecthomepugs · 5 weeks and 1 day ago

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