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Re: occur slower than grep by a longshot


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: occur slower than grep by a longshot
Date: 26 Nov 2001 18:19:59 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1

>>>>> "Eli" == Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

 Eli> On 26 Nov 2001, Dan Jacobson wrote:

 Eli> We have "M-x grep" for those who have Grep.
 >> 
 >> but that's if the buffer is associated with a file... so one must C-x
 >> C-w ... first

 Eli> No, you could always use "M-| grep RET".

That would be decidedly less useful since then the linkage between
grepped lines and the source text would be absent.  It's what makes
occur useful in the first place.

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David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum
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