Today I tried to use the Windows FINDSTR command to find occurrences of a particular string in a large (33 gigabyte) text file. Simple enough, right?
findstr /L “xyzzy” bigfile.xml
FINDSTR immediately started giving me errors:
FINDSTR: Line 408555 is too long. FINDSTR: Line 432128 is too long. FINDSTR: Line 801201 is too long. FINDSTR: . . . → Read More: FINDSTR: line is too long