Searching a file for multiple strings (PS)

John Machin sjmachin at lexicon.net
Sun Feb 1 07:14:38 CET 2009


On Feb 1, 3:39 pm, Shawn Milochik <Sh... at Milochik.com> wrote:

> Not to discourage the use of Python, but it seems that fgrep with the
> -f flag already does exactly what you want. If you're on Windows, you
> can get the Windows version of fgrep here: http://unxutils.sourceforge.net/

That URL is antique and a dead end. When you find the actual
sourceforge project page (http://sourceforge.net/projects/unxutils/)
and browse the forums and the CVS repository, you'll see tumbleweed
blowing down Main Street and not much else (besides a few whinges
about that dead end URL, and many unanswered issues).

Alternative: http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/



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