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Thanks! I knew ripgrep was praised in particular for its performance but I didn't know the difference was that large. The repo I usually work in has 8.7M lines of code and I had been finding `git grep` performance very adequate (I use it in combination with the Emacs helm library where it forms part of an incremental search UI, and hence gets called multiple times in quick succession in response to changing search input.) It looks like it will be fun to try swapping in ripgrep as the helm search backend; I'll try it.



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