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Re: emacs-25 10597c9: Don't use 'find-program'

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: emacs-25 10597c9: Don't use 'find-program'
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2016 22:37:09 +0300

> Cc: address@hidden
> From: Dmitry Gutov <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2016 22:27:31 +0300
> On 04/17/2016 08:39 PM, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > But since you asked: you might have 2 versions of 'find' (under
> > different names), one that is good at invoking programs via -exec, the
> > other that supports the -print0 action.
> >
> > Basically, imagine a system with several different ports of 'find',
> > each port with its own advantages and bugs.
> One way to handle this would be to keep find-program as a user option, 
> but add a few specialized ones which would default to the former's value.

I thought about something like that, but decided that I'm not sure
this is better than having just several independent values.  Then each
option keeps its default value irrespective of the others, and the
user doesn't have to review all of them whenever she changes the value
of find-program.

Does this make sense?

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