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Re: searching articles

From: harven
Subject: Re: searching articles
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2009 09:18:41 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (gnu/linux)

Martin Rubey <> writes:

> I would like to do a search-engine like search on a (local, gnus) mail
> archive.  I just tried (in the directory where my mail resides)
> M-x grep -i -nH -e "modular" $(grep -l "testInterpolant" *)
> but this seems very clumsy.  Any better idea?

M-x lgrep

and for a recursive search
M-x rgrep  

Also emacs23 ships with mairix. From the mairix manual
"Mairix is a tool for indexing and searching words in locally stored
mail.  It was written by Richard Curnow and is licensed under the GPL."

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