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RE: Re: cat
- From: Ronald Landheer-Cieslak <ronald at landheer dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 22 May 2003 16:27:00 +0200 (CEST)
- Subject: RE: Re: cat
On Wed, 21 May 2003, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> Searching for "bin/cat" returns exactly one match. It's usually a good
> assumption that an executable will be in "*bin/", so prepending "bin/"
> will almost always narrow your search to executables. OTOH, using ".exe"
> is not guaranteed -- try finding "egrep.exe", for example; you'll be in
> for a surprise.
> These tips have been posted before (by me as well as others), and I even
> recommended recently that they be added to the FAQ:
I'd propose adding them to the search page in stead (or as well): anyone
who uses the package search is sure to look there.
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