JP Vossen on 6 May 2009 11:38:33 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] find the user with the most files

 > Date: Wed, 6 May 2009 08:24:12 -0400
 > From: Michael Leone <>
 > Grep is available for the Win platform; no need to mount any shares,
 > just to grep a list of filenames. The other tools, not so much,
 > perhaps.

Not just grep, all the Unix "text" utils, plus some extras.  I've 
mentioned these tools before in more detail [1,2] (with [2] ironically 
in another reply to one of Mike's posts :), but it's worth it to do again.
Stand-alone, Windows native .exe files. These are *great*! No installer, 
no DLLs, nothing but sort,cut,grep,awk,sed,date.exe, and much more. 
You'll want to rename date.exe to udate or gdate or something so you 
don't collide with the built-in date command. See also gclip/pclip which 
allow reading and writing the clipboard from the command line. The only 
downside is that these have not been updated in a long time. They 
usually Just Work, though I have encountered a few bugs in date.exe, 
which I use quite a lot.

For a lot more tools and details, see [1].


[1] Unix-like tools for Windows
[2] Windows TextUtils/CLI tools
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