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[ITP] The Silver Searcher / Ag
- From: Adam Dinwoodie <adam at dinwoodie dot org>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2016 14:42:09 +0000
- Subject: [ITP] The Silver Searcher / Ag
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I'm looking at packaging The Silver Searcher, aka Ag. The Silver
Searcher is a grep/Ack replacement designed for searching code and
optimised for speed.
The package has an Apache 2.0 license, and is already packaged for
Debian, Ubuntu and Fedora, amongst others.
setup.hint is below, further information in the links.
Package home page: http://geoff.greer.fm/ag/
Package source: https://github.com/ggreer/the_silver_searcher
Cygport files: https://github.com/me-and/Cygwin-ag
Debian package: https://packages.debian.org/sid/utils/silversearcher-ag
Ubuntu package: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/silversearcher-ag
Fedora package: https://apps.fedoraproject.org/packages/the_silver_searcher
requires: cygwin liblzma5 libpcre1 zlib0
sdesc: "Ag: a code searching tool with a focus on speed"
ldesc: "The Silver Searcher (Ag) is a code searching tool similar to Ack,
with a focus on speed."