victor.trevino at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 09:55:35 CST 2007
RR is stable for you, it never was for me.
On 11/13/07, Al Castanoli <afcasta at satx.rr.com> wrote:
> $ man zcat
> On Tue, 2007-11-13 at 08:34 -0600, Geoff wrote:
> > There are so many programs out there written for linux, for generic
> > linux jobs, it's easy to get bogged down in the myriad of possibilities.
> > I'm looking for one utility, in particular (that probably already
> > exists) that will look at the contents of such files as say...
> > /var/log/messages-20061001.gz
> > I know they're archived, but I'm looking for a specific string, without
> > having to expand the silly thing to a temp dir, which would consume
> > space on a drive,
> > use 'less 'filename' | grep -i pattern', get pissed because what I'm
> > looking for isn't there, delete that expanded archive, then go through
> > the whole procedure again, for files that start at the beginning of LAST
> > year.
> > There's GOT to be an easier way!
> > Help?
> > Command line help, that is. no gui packages, please.
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