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bug#36558: When the user forgets the filename when using M-x grep


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#36558: When the user forgets the filename when using M-x grep
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 14:22:31 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

積丹尼 Dan Jacobson <address@hidden> writes:

> I don't think the M-x grep command has the ability for the user to
> change the default prompt from the current
>
> Run grep (like this): grep --color -nH --null -e
>
> to the rather more sophisticated
>
> Run grep (like this): grep --color -nH --null -e [] *
>
> where "[]" represents where the cursor should be placed when prompting
> the user.

I virtually never want to grep all files in a directory, so having to
hit `C-k' first would be a disadvantage, I think.  And this is the kind
of interface twiddling that annoys people used to the old defaults, so
I'm closing this bug report.

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