bug-gnu-emacs
[Top][All Lists]
Advanced

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

bug#6553: M-x grep should encourage the user to remember to add filename


From: Dan Nicolaescu
Subject: bug#6553: M-x grep should encourage the user to remember to add filenames to the command line
Date: Fri, 02 Jul 2010 14:31:46 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden writes:

> M-x grep, instead of prompting like:
>   Run grep (like this): zgrep -nH -e
> should prompt like:
>   Run grep (like this): zgrep -nH -e    *
> with the cursor placed                ^here.
> That way the user won't need to remember to add the *, which he usually
> wants, but always forgets, as I recall I mentioned a few years back.

IMHO we should just encourage users to use lgrep/rgrep/rzgrep, the UI is much 
better.





reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]