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Re: feature addition idea: Info-occur

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: feature addition idea: Info-occur
Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2001 21:31:26 +0300

> From: Harry Putnam <address@hidden>
> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.bug
> Date: 14 Apr 2001 10:06:51 -0700
> "Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> writes:
> > You can do this with "M-x grep".
> Dan, Here's one way to use Eli's grep suggestion.
> Maybe Eli can tell us why the resulting buffer doesn't have the
> nifty clickable links you get when run the normal way (grep string  file)

Because you force Grep to read from stdin, and therefore it cannot
report file names as it usually does.

> M-x grep <RET>
> info --output - --subnodes 2>/dev/null emacs|grep -e -n 'STRING' - <RET>

What I meant is something like this:

  M-x grep RET cd INFODIR; grep -n -e 'STRING' * RET

where INFODIR is the directory where you keep your Info files
(typically /usr/local/info).

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