[Python-Dev] Generally bored by installation

Eli Bendersky eliben at gmail.com
Fri Nov 16 22:15:26 CET 2012

On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 9:18 AM, Vinay Sajip <vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk>wrote:

> Eli Bendersky <eliben <at> gmail.com> writes:
> > Use pss  [http://pypi.python.org/pypi/pss]
> How does it compare with grin? [http://pypi.python.org/pypi/grin]
> On the face of it, they both do the same job.

They're quite similar. pss is more close to ack, in the sense that it knows
how to identify files belonging to various categories/languages and lets
you easily guide the search this way. And some others bells and whistles.
But generally, both are better than using the horrible "find | xargs grep"
incantation and all its variations.

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