Official request: Please make GNU grep the default
des at des.no
Mon Aug 16 08:55:23 UTC 2010
Dimitry Andric <dimitry at andric.com> writes:
> - Uses plain file descriptors instead of struct FILE, since the
> buffering is done manually anyway, and it makes it easier to support
> gzip and bzip2.
It might be worth a shot adding mmap(2) support as well, i.e. when
processing an uncompressed regular file, try to mmap(2) it first, and if
that fails, fall back to the plain buffered read(2) method.
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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