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look for a text pattern in files defined by a pattern. First argument is passed to the find command, second one to the grep

./find_n_grep.sh '*.py' 'dict'

more over, it sort by date.

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#!/usr/bin/env zsh

tmp_file="/tmp/_unsorted_find_n_grep"
echo "--- find <$2> in <$1>" > $tmp_file

find . -follow -iname "$1" | while read file
do
	timestamp=$(ls -l --time-style=+"%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S" "$file" | gawk '{print $6, $7}')
	linestack=${(@f)$(egrep "$2" "$file")}
	for line in $linestack 
	do
		echo "$timestamp $file: $line" >> $tmp_file
	done
done

cat $tmp_file | sort
rm $tmp_file
Created by yota on Tue, 17 Sep 2013 (GPL3)
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