[linux-elitists] Great recent Unix software
greg at kroah.com
Sun Feb 13 22:13:25 PST 2011
On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 04:39:38PM +1100, Matthew Palmer wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 04:05:09PM +1100, Ben Finney wrote:
> > Greg KH <greg at kroah.com> writes:
> > > Other things I can't live without that were not around in the
> > > mid-1990's:
> > [???]
> > > - ack
> > $ aptitude show ack
> You want ack-grep on Debian. Personally, I've never seen the point of it.
> People rave about it, but don't provide any "gee wow" examples.
Actually, 'cgvg' is better, I use it more, but ack is still better for
those times you could use grep instead.
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