[svlug] Searching large tar archive for patterns in files?
rob at valinux.com
Wed Aug 23 14:35:02 PDT 2000
>>>>> On Wed, 23 Aug 2000 13:56:20 -0700, kmself at ix.netcom.com said:
kmself> I've got a large (650MB) tar archive which I'd like to search
kmself> through to find specific patterns in files. I don't have free
kmself> disk right now to extract the archive without going through
kmself> some hoops.
kmself> Is there a tool which allows doing this?
kmself> I'm currently trying to open the archive under mc, but it's
kmself> taking its sweet time about it (about 25 minutes and
use less, and then use / to search.
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