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Re: M-x grep /dev/null embarrassment


From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: M-x grep /dev/null embarrassment
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2002 15:06:18 GMT

address@hidden (Dan Jacobson) writes:
> Anyways, "lose the /dev/null hack and use a regular grep -switch to
> force filenames.  It's about time." 

If you're using Emacs 21.1 or later, it should automatically detect
that your grep supports the `-H' option (to force filenames), and use
that instead of appending /dev/null.

If it's not doing that, then it's a bug, so report it with all the
necessary info (emacs version, grep version, etc).

BTW, didn't I tell you all this the last time you complained about grep?

-Miles
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 that in the end its factories produced not goods but bads: finished products
 less valuable than the raw materials they were made from.'  [The Economist]



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