[Python-Dev] Emacs users: hg-tools-grep

Xavier Morel python-dev at masklinn.net
Wed Dec 12 15:20:30 CET 2012

On 2012-12-12, at 15:12 , Ross Lagerwall wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 01:27:21PM +0200, Petri Lehtinen wrote:
>> Brandon W Maister wrote:
>>> (defconst git-tools-grep-command
>>>  "git ls-files -z | xargs -0 grep -In %s"
>>>  "The command used for grepping files using git. See `git-tools-grep'.")
>> What's wrong with git grep?
> Or "hg grep", for that matter?

hg grep searches the history, not the working copy. *-tools-grep only
searches the working copy but automatically filters files to only search
in files under version control.

Which as far as I know is indeed what git-grep does already.

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