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bug#20768: RFC: Multithreaded grep

From: Aaron Crane
Subject: bug#20768: RFC: Multithreaded grep
Date: Tue, 9 Jun 2015 11:00:34 +0100

Zev Weiss <address@hidden> wrote:
> At a high level: I've added a new flag, -M/--parallel[=N], that
> enables multithreaded operation.

Thanks, this looks really interesting.

I'd like to suggest changing the code to use -j/--jobs as the name for
the relevant option; that would match both GNU Make and GNU parallel.
(GNU parallel also allows -P/--max-procs as an alias, but -P already
has a meaning in GNU grep.)

Aaron Crane ** http://aaroncrane.co.uk/

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