Great shell command : Find all files modified in the past week using class library foo

December 5, 2005 at 12:55 am | Posted in Humor, Uncategorized, unix shell commands | 32 Comments

Heh.  I was leafing through my copy of the Pragmatic Programmer while taking my shower (what’s that you say; you don’t shower at 3 am?  Then you don’t have an absolutely wonderful Australian web consultant like Mike that you’re time synched with) and I found this little gem:

find . -name ‘*.php’ -mtime +7 -print | xargs grep ‘v2db.php’

Yeah I know I should know it off the top of my head but I generally look these up until I memorize it.  And, if you think I’m blogging this because I **know** I’ll need it again then please pass Go, collect $200 and get a Krispy Kreme.  Oh wait.  Here you go:

Tasty ... Hm... Donuts...

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