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From: Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr>
To: "numbchild\@gmail.com" <numbchild@gmail.com>
Cc: Org-mode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] improve ol-man.el with occur searching
Date: Sun, 16 Aug 2020 11:54:56 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87h7t2q5jj.fsf@nicolasgoaziou.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAL1eYu+71i6drtR4RjOaZSAeAp3n6Zx_mx5MuudfvDn8oDhdyw@mail.gmail.com> (numbchild@gmail.com's message of "Fri, 14 Aug 2020 12:41:00 +0800")


"numbchild@gmail.com" <numbchild@gmail.com> writes:

> With this patch, ol-man.el link type can be a link like this:
> ```org
> [[man:grep::--extended-regexp][grep --extended-regexp]]
> ```
> Occur will auto search "--extended-regexp" string in man page buffer.


> +PATH should be a topic that can be thrown at the man command.
> +If PATH contains extra ::STRING which will use `occur' to search
> +matched strings in man buffer."

> +  (string-match "\\(.*?\\)\\(?:::\\(.*\\)\\)?$" path)
> +  (let* ((command (match-string 1 path))
> +	 (search (match-string 2 path)))
> +    (funcall org-man-command command)
> +    (with-current-buffer (concat "*Man " command "*")

This should only be called if search is non-empty.

> +      (occur search))))

Why occur? Org uses `search-forward' for [[foo.org::text]] text links,
and uses `occur' with [[foo.org::/text/]] links.

Wouldn't it be more idiomatic to use a regular text search here?

Nicolas Goaziou

  reply	other threads:[~2020-08-16  9:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-14  4:41 [PATCH] improve ol-man.el with occur searching numbchild
2020-08-16  9:54 ` Nicolas Goaziou [this message]
2020-08-17  3:22   ` numbchild
2020-08-31 10:34     ` numbchild
2020-09-05  8:05     ` Bastien

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