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From: Jakub Piotr Cłapa (jpc-ml at zenburn.net)
Date: Thu Dec 9 05:17:28 EST 2010

On 09.12.10 07:19, Jon Rafkind wrote:
> On 12/08/2010 10:12 PM, Eli Barzilay wrote:
>> Is this different from a recursive grep?
>> (See also `git grep' -- and there's a web interface for that,
>> http://git.racket-lang.org//plt?a=search&h=HEAD&st=grep&s=foo )
> Oh I had no idea git grep existed. Well that looks good enough for now.
> (BTW, recursive grep on the command line is not so trivial..
> $ find . -name "*.rkt" | xargs grep foo
> )

You may also try ack:

It automaticaly does recursive search and ommits repository directories 
and other useless files.

It needs a config file entry for Racket though (.ackrc):

ack foo

Jakub Piotr Cłapa

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