find a file

Nils Kassube kassube at
Sun Aug 12 19:21:22 UTC 2007

Pete Holsberg wrote:
> Brian McKee keyed the following on 8/12/2007 12:01 PM:
> >  Grep has a recursive option - save your typing :-)
> >
> >  grep $word -r $directory
> Is that a GNU enhancement? It wasn't in SVR4 or Solaris as far as I can
> remember.

Yes, seems to be GNU specific because

man 1posix grep

doesn't show the -r option.


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