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Re: M-x grep: /dev/null appending workaround

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: M-x grep: /dev/null appending workaround
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2004 14:39:48 -0600
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Dan Jacobson wrote:
I have outsmarted M-x grep's /dev/null appending:
(grep "zgrep -n -e TLS main*|colrm 77 #") for example.
Making zgrep -n -e TLS main*|colrm 77 # /dev/null
be what gets executed. You might want to document this workaround, or
better yet, stop appending the /dev/null hack.

You have outsmarted yourself.   Use M-x compile instead of M-x grep.

Kevin Rodgers

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