very fast grep-like program, alternative to ack-grep


The Silver Searcher is grep-like program implemented by C. An attempt to make something better than ack-grep.

It searches pattern about 3–5x faster than ack-grep. It ignores file patterns from your .gitignore and .hgignore.

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