On 03-Dec-2015 14:19 -0600, Dean Eshleman wrote:
I'm trying to search some files on the IFS for a string and it
doesn't seem to work. Here is what I'm doing.

STRQSH
Cd /directorytosearch
Grep 'searchstring' *

When I do this, it just returns to the command prompt. No errors
listed. I know there are files in that directory that contain my
search string. What am I doing wrong?

We are on 7.1.


Probably just need to wait long enough for the data to appear at STDOUT. I am unsure why the effect for the request seems to be asynchronous, as compared\contrasted with the effect seen on earlier releases. I only recently saw the effect, and had not looked into whether that outcome might be a defect, or not.


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