Find a Phrase in a File

Gregory Piñero gregpinero at
Tue Sep 19 20:22:00 UTC 2006

On 9/19/06, Adriano Varoli Piazza <moranar at> wrote:
> 2006/9/19, Adriano Varoli Piazza <moranar at>:
> > 2006/9/19, Gregory Piñero <gregpinero at>:
> > > Hi there,
> > >
> > > I have a 56 mb text file, all the text on one line.  I want to find a
> [...]
> I understand that it's none of my business, but apart from my answer,
> I'm both curious and terrified at the idea of 56 mb of text in a
> single line. Sounds like a sure-proof entry to

It's a MySQL database dump (sql formatted), I'm guessing all of the
inserts for a large table are all on the same line?  I can't really
get at the file to look at it (gedit crashes), but I assume something
like this is going on.  the normal grep command returns a whole lot of


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