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Re: Changes to emacs/lisp/progmodes/grep.el

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Changes to emacs/lisp/progmodes/grep.el
Date: 28 Jun 2004 06:44:04 +0200
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     I've written a little Perl script, which is not production
>     quality yet.  This serves two purposes I'm frequently confronted
>     with:
>     - easily deployable on machines without GNU grep
>     - can match over several lines.
> If searching directory subtrees is useful, let's request
> the feature in grep.

There is grep-find already.  In my opinion, its main shortcoming is
its name.  It took years for me to find it since I had expected it
under the name of find-grep (we also have find-grep-dired).

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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