Description of FERRET

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From Jim Elliott, IBM.

FERRET A program to search CMS files for character strings

This program allows you to search any CMS file on any currently accessed minidisk for a particular character string. If any files meeting the search criteria are found, the results will be displayed in a file called FERRET OUTFILE. In addition, processing information is written to a file called FERRET LOGFILE. The executable version of this code is compiled REXX format; source code is also provided.

See FERRET NEWS for more information.

FERRET was written by Steven Ramirez when he worked for IBM. Steven is now with ARCO Products Co..