[Israel.pm] On ack and GNU grep

Gabor Szabo szabgab at gmail.com
Mon Aug 20 01:35:17 PDT 2007


On 8/20/07, Yuval Kogman <nothingmuch at woobling.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 20, 2007 at 07:22:30 +0000, Mikhael Goikhman wrote:
> > But it is written in pure perl, so it should be quite slower then grep.

It might be slower than gnugrep but probably faster than most other greps.
(pun intended).


> The point of ack is not in the 'grep' bit but in the -r bit.

and the fact that I don't need to | grep -v .svn
when I am using subversion.

Gabor



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