grin 1.2

Robert Kern robert.kern at
Mon Aug 2 00:59:08 CEST 2010

grin is a grep-like tool for recursively searching through text
files, primarily source code.

 License:  BSD

grin 1.2 is a feature release.

  * Add several speed-enhancements from Paul Pelzl.

  * Allow reading of sockets, thanks to Floris Bruynooghe.

  * Added enhanced file extension recognition to handle extensions like # or
    .tar.gz, thanks to Anders J. Munch.

  * Add example which will search through Python files and only
    find results in actual code, string literals, or comments, in any

  * Silent handling of KeyboardInterrupt.

  * Bug fixes and small enhancements from Sam Ockman, Adam Gomaa and
Larry Hastings.

  * Update the argparse 1.1 to use the new, non-deprecated handling of the
    --version argument.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco

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