Asked • 03/14/19

grep, but only certain file extensions?

I am working on writing some scripts to `grep` certain directories, but these directories contain all sorts of file types. I want to `grep` just `.h` and `.cpp` for now, but maybe a few others in the future. So far I have: { grep -r -i CP_Image ~/path1/; grep -r -i CP_Image ~/path2/; grep -r -i CP_Image ~/path3/; grep -r -i CP_Image ~/path4/; grep -r -i CP_Image ~/path5/;} | mailx -s GREP email@domain.com Can anyone show me how I would now add just the specific file extensions?

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