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Re: M-x grep gets /dev/null automatically appended to the command


From: Lowell Gilbert
Subject: Re: M-x grep gets /dev/null automatically appended to the command
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2008 08:21:50 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (berkeley-unix)

"Francis Moreau" <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello,
>
> On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 6:04 PM, Lowell Gilbert <address@hidden> wrote:
>> "Francis Moreau" <address@hidden> writes:
>>
>>> I have customized my grep-command variable this way:
>>>
>>> (setq grep-command "git --no-pager grep -n -e ")
>>>
>>> because I'm working in a git repo.
>>>
>>> But when I start the grep command (M-x grep), emacs appends
>>> '/dev/null' to the git command:
>>>
>>> git --no-pager grep -n -e seq /dev/null
>>>
>>> Can anybody tell my what I'm doing wrong ?
>>
>> Check grep-use-null-device.
>>
>
> Indeed I force it to nil and it magically works. Thanks !
>
> Other topic: it looks like you're using gnus and newsgroup to post/reply on 
> this
> list. Is it possible to CC me when you're replying ?

I normally do that with mailing lists and not with newsgroups.  It's
possible either way, of course, but with newsgroups I do it rarely
enough that I just write the recipient in by hand.




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