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Re: Problem with grep in Emacs 23.2

From: Shenli Zhu
Subject: Re: Problem with grep in Emacs 23.2
Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2010 08:22:40 +0800

Hi Peter,

Do you mean the grep-command I set should be runnable in shell? I just use grep-command to store the grep template, so it cannot be run in shell.

Why we need probe-grep? To test whether grep exists and whether its function works correctly? Can I skip it?


On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 4:04 AM, Peter Dyballa <> wrote:

Am 06.09.2010 um 13:32 schrieb Shenli Zhu:

(2) change grep-command "grep -i -nH -e \"re\" -r \"/home/username/\"
--include=\"*.*\"" to what I want.

Does this work from the command line? (I'd use ' instead of \" to prevent the shell from expanding the meta-characters ``*´´ or ``.´´, which could cause the failure you observe.)



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