Posted Nov 20, 2003 3:01 UTC (Thu) by freethinker
Parent article: SCO update
Many people wondered why the files were listed in this sort of "flattened" form until it was pointed out that SCO's Unix offerings lack a version of "grep" which can do recursive searches. They had to have some poor intern rename all of the files into a single directory so that they could search through them.
And, it being SCO, it's hardly surprising no one thought to use find and xargs.
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