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Re: Searching within files

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-02-22 17:18:08 CET

On 2/22/06, ed.wittmann@fiserv.com <ed.wittmann@fiserv.com> wrote:
>
> Your filesystem search of your working copy may suffice for this. Unlike
> most (probably) VSS usage, typically you have the whole working copy
> downloaded to your computer.
>
> Failing that, a quick script that did this:
>
> 1 - did a "svn ls -R http://servername/repository/path"
> 2 - gathered that list of files and for each did a "svn cat"
> 3 - piped the output of that into grep
>
> this is liable to be somewhat slow...
>
> of course, this is on a unix box, or perhaps a Cygwin environment - I know
> of no graphical tool or windows tool that does this.

One could script this with any number of scripting environments
available on Windows (ActiveState perl, python, Windows Script Host,
etc.), whether through Cygwin or not. But that wouldn't be graphical
output, more like a logfile.

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