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RE: grep

From: Fred Stanke
Subject: RE: grep
Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2017 16:08:45 +0000

Woo hoo!  Thanks guys!

-----Original Message-----
From: Danny YUE [] 
Sent: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 11:03 PM
To: Fred Stanke <>
Subject: Re: grep

Just for mentioning another option if you need it:
Use M-x eshell which has a built-in grep facility.


Fred Stanke writes:

> I have emacs installed at
> C:\Applications\Emacs\bin\runemacs.exe
> It uses, *I believe*
> c:/Users/Fred/AppData/Roaming/.emacs.d/init.el
> when I try to do a grep, I get this error:
> -*- mode: grep; default-directory: "c:/Users/Fred/" -*- Grep started 
> at Wed Mar  8 19:46:54
> grep -n the *.txt NUL
> 'grep' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable 
> program or batch file.
> Grep exited abnormally with code 1 at Wed Mar  8 19:46:54
> What do I need to do to get grep to work.
> (FYI: I  have deleted at least one Cygwin installation I had tried.)

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