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bug#32683: 26.1.50; multi-occur-in-matching-buffers defaults could be im


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#32683: 26.1.50; multi-occur-in-matching-buffers defaults could be improved
Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2019 04:37:14 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Tom Tromey <address@hidden> writes:

> First, it does not provide a default for the file name regexp.
> I think it would be nice if it used the same logic as M-x rgrep.
>
> Second, it uses the file name regexp as the default search regexp.
> This is not a very good default.  Again, following rgrep and using the
> word under point would be better.

Yes, the rgrep defaults seem more intuitive...  but
multi-occur-in-matching-buffers is part of the "Occur" framework and
works more like those functions. 

> Finally, multi-occur-in-matching-buffers asks for the file name regexp
> first and the search regexp second; whereas rgrep and lrgrep do this in
> the other order.  I think it would be nice if they were all consistent.

It would, but I don't think this is possible at this date -- the command
in question is at least a decade old.  So I'm closing this bug report.

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