Removing doubled search results from the grepview plugin

Andreas Pakulat apaku at
Wed Jul 14 21:18:47 UTC 2010

On 14.07.10 21:03:12, George Syron wrote:
> 2010/7/14 Nicolás Alvarez <nicolas.alvarez at>
> > What about Windows? No grep, and a totally different find...
> To be fully cross-platform compatible and functional, there are two ways:
> 1) deliver grep, find, sed and xargs together with kdevplatform to make sure
> they exist in each thinkable case (that would also make the solaris check
> obsolete).
>  - pros: no big changes in the implementation
>  - cons: project size increases ;; much more code to be maintained
> 2) implement an own implementation of that toolchain
>  - pros: independent of external tools
>  - cons: much work for initial implementation ;; (eventually) slower
> I'm sure I forgot some important points, but I think it would be good to
> discuss this topic about the toolchain.

3) The tools are a runtime dependency and they exist on all platforms.

Hence its simply a matter of telling the user he needs these tools and
eventually where to find it.


Don't let your mind wander -- it's too little to be let out alone.

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