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Re: What does Emacs on w32 know that grep can't figure out?

From: Thierry Volpiatto
Subject: Re: What does Emacs on w32 know that grep can't figure out?
Date: Sun, 03 Oct 2010 09:25:28 +0200
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Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> Date: Sun, 3 Oct 2010 00:29:41 -0400
>> From: David Robinow <address@hidden>
>> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, 
>>      address@hidden, address@hidden
>> > How did you test that?
>>  I found a UTF-16 file on my computer. Used 'TYPE' from a cmd window
>> to see the data.
> I'm not interested in TYPE, it's an internal command of CMD, not a
> program.
>> Used cygwin 'file' to verify that it was UTF-16.
>> Then cygwin 'grep' which failed (I don't have a Windows version but
>> nobody claims it works anyway). Then 'FIND' from a cmd window (using
>> the same string which failed for grep) and it worked.
> What string did you use with FIND, and (assuming it included non-ASCII
> characters) how did you type it into the CMD window?
I have tried FINDSTR.exe from powershell, and it seem to work fine.

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