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The Silver Searcher

0.29.1.1641

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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 11/29/2015.

The Silver Searcher is like grep or ack, except faster. It's written in super-optimized C (like grep) and it's intelligent about entirely skipping files that you don't want to waste time searching (like ack).

To install The Silver Searcher, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install ag

To upgrade The Silver Searcher, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade ag

Files

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    $id  = "ag"
    $url = "https://kjkpub.s3.amazonaws.com/software/the_silver_searcher/rel/0.29.1-1641/ag.zip"
    
    $tools   = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
    $content = Join-Path (Split-Path $tools) "content"
    
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName $id -Url $url -UnzipLocation $content
    

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Dependencies

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Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Krzysztof Kowalczyk
  • Geoff Greer

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
The Silver Searcher 0.18.1.1129 87 Tuesday, June 16, 2015 approved
The Silver Searcher 0.18.1 2895 Wednesday, January 15, 2014  

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