Re: how do YOU hack the linux kernel ?
From: Krzysztof Halasa
Date: Wed Jan 20 2010 - 13:04:37 EST
Ramagudi Naziir <naziirr@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> do you use vim ?
Sure, for small changes. And emacs.
> If so, how do you open files you want to read/edit ?
> Assuming you don't remember their exact name/location, you'd need to
> use something like 'find . -iname '*pattern*'. which is slow.
Not very slow, if the tree is already in cache. You need only ca. 1 GB
of RAM for this. I never use ".", I use "*" instead as it ignores .git
$ time find * -iname \*pattern\*
$ time grep "The pattern" * -r
(grep -i is much slower).
Other tools? Git, gitk and WWW browser :-)
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