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bug#4982: rgrep can't deal with .gz files

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: bug#4982: rgrep can't deal with .gz files
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2009 11:31:39 +0200
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> rgrep should be enhanced so if it encounters .gz files
> it knows what to do.

This would be tricky to implement.  When searching in .gz files
we have to rely on zgrep (that has its own problems - it doesn't
highlight grep matches).

I suggest creating a new command (say, `zrgrep') as a wrapper for `zgrep'
and with UI like `rgrep'.

Juri Linkov

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