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- From: "Dan Higgins" <DanHiggins at austin dot rr dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2002 18:31:53 -0500
- Subject: Broken since 1.3.10, or earlier
- Reply-to: <dan at danamis dot com>
If I want to recursively find all files that contain some text, I use, for
find . -name '*.java' | while read l; do grep 'Copyright' "$l" && echo "$l";
The output from this pipeline is inconsistent. Mostly I see bogus pathnames
that should not be there, or missing pathnames that should be there, or
duplicate lines from the grep, that sometimes even wind up overlapped by the
command prompt upon completion.
1. Don't suggest another syntax, unless it can handle paths with
spaces in it.
2. I have already tried adding "2>&1" in various places
throughout the line.
3. This works fine on Unix and MKS.
4. My system is Windows 2000 SP2, 1.3GHz Athlon.
5. I had Cygwin 1.3.10. I just upgraded to 1.3.12, including
all freshly downloaded packages. No change.
6. I have already searched Google and the cygwin ml archives.
7. It has caused me much pain between the ears.
I have not been able to narrow it down to a particular program, but I
suspect it has to do with piping, stdin, stdout, and Windows' general lack
of those concepts. Whatever it is, it seems pretty fundamental to me.
Any info or advice could end the pain. That would be greatly appreciated.
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