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> BTW, I see a 20% performance jump from rg-0.10 to rg-11.0 for a single file benchmark. What are the key differences between these two versions?

I don't know. It would be easier to explain if I could more easily see what actual commands are being run. Your README just has you running `./all_tests`, but I want to see the actual command line invocations so that I can reproduce them. I'm also not sure which benchmark in particular you're referring to, so I don't know which corpus to use. Look at ripgrep's README for an example of what I mean. All the inputs are carefully specified and the commands being run are clear. You can even see the raw commands for the full benchmark suite: https://github.com/BurntSushi/ripgrep/blob/master/benchsuite...

I realize doing benchmarks right is a lot of work. So if you just have a particular command for me to try and compare performance, then I'd be happy to just do that.

> Note that the matched lines may not the same for a search pattern

Indeed. ;-) That's exactly why I asked. That's a really important UX concern IMO.




The latest version of fastgrep does not highlight the matched text segment and I think there is a reasonable amount of work that I have to do to make sure that the highlighted text does make sense. Again writing a usable grep command is very hard and I appreciate the effort that you have spent on developing and maintaining ripgrep. BTW, I do use ripgrep in my daily workflow and only use my fastgrep command when I have to deal with huge text files.




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