I know Im a n00b, but I think more than anything, its good to see you so  
excited about Ruby. Learning new things really is fun in Ruby.

On Mon, 26 Dec 2005 20:22:52 -0800, Gary Watson <pfharlock / yahoo.com>  
wrote:

> I apologize for using a brain dead example.  I was more excited about the
> prospect of hitting all files under the current directory recursively,  
> not
> the actual processing I used in my examples.  Thanks for the pointer to
> xargs.  I didn't know about that one, I'll have to take a closer look at
> it's man page.
>
> On Tue, 27 Dec 2005 13:05:32 +0900, Pat Maddox wrote:
>
>> Or you can use the tools designed for finding stuff :)
>>
>> find . -name "*.txt" | xargs grep Hello
>>
>> That version will work for all files.  You can play with find to match
>> any file you want.
>>
>> Pat
>
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