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Discussion on: Don't let that huge codebase scare you! Tips and tools to make sense of other people's code

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congrats on finding the bug and helping resolve it! I want to start doing it too, I've reported issues, but haven't tried to fix the code, just need to take that first step

also, consider using ripgrep instead of ack, it will be much faster, see for details

slightly off-topic: I published a book on "GNU grep and ripgrep" last week, it is still free for few more hours, so check it out if you are interested:

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Mohammadjavad Raadi Author

Thanks, I appreciate the time and effort you put into publishing this book and providing for free.