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Re: feature addition idea: Info-occur


From: Colin Walters
Subject: Re: feature addition idea: Info-occur
Date: 14 Apr 2001 16:49:57 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.090001 (Oort Gnus v0.01) Emacs/21.0.102

address@hidden (Harry Putnam) writes:

> >   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).
> 
> That doesn't work for me.  Info files are kept gzipped so another
> step would be required in there.  Also any directorires inside info
> would probably break it .... like gnus.
> 
> The method I showed doesn't care about gzip or other directories.

My system has a "zgrep" program which is the same as "grep", except it
automagically groks gzipped files.  Still though, it would be nice if
there was something that didn't require calling "grep".




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