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Re: [PATCH] grep: -r with no args now searches "."

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [PATCH] grep: -r with no args now searches "."
Date: Wed, 04 Jan 2012 17:41:44 +0100
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On 01/04/2012 05:06 PM, Paul Eggert wrote:
the difference here is that GREP_OPTIONS=-r,
no matter how debatable it is, is not an unintentional mistake

Yes, but this is completely addressed by the proposed patch in


The main disadvantages are:

Yes, those are other reasonable arguments.  You're getting me
to like that proposed patch more and more....

Plus -R has been proposed for "recurse if not symlink" on the bug tracker. I'd say, go ahead and commit that patch.



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