... From: Bram Moolenaar To: Stahlman Family Cc: Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2005 3:55 AM
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, Feb 1, 2005
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From: "Bram Moolenaar" <Bram@...>
To: "Stahlman Family" <brettstahlman@...>
Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2005 3:55 AM
Subject: Re: vim7 vimgrep functionality question - recursive searches???
> Brett Stahlman wrote:
>> It does not appear that vim7's vimgrep command permits recursive searches
>> be specified easily when it is desired to search multiple subdirectories
>> a recursive fashion:
>> e.g., there appears to be nothing analogous to a -R option, nor even
>> the ability to use Vim's forward search capabilities (path_extra
>> stuff); e.g., **/*.c or **3/*.h
> This is still something that is in the todo list. Ideally you would be
> able to use "**" in every place where file names are expanded. Also for
> a command such as ":next **/Makefile", that would edit "Makefile" in all
> directories in the directory tree.
Excellent! I'm assuming the expansion you mention will occur when hitting
wildchar while typing an :e command as well. That would be extremely useful.
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