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

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: emacs-25 10597c9: Don't use 'find-program'
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2016 15:59:33 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

> 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?

>From the POSIX point of view where you'd always want to use the same
value everywhere, having to look for all those vars would rather be
a pity.

If she wants to change it only for grep, then she should just only set
grep-find-program and leave find-program unmodified.


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