I had to rename a bunch of variables in my current project and I wanted to know which files needed adjusting. Problem is, I’m on Windows, and searching for anything in Windows blows really hard. Even Google Desktop with the any-text-file-indexer wasn’t as helpful as I’d like. So, I wrote this tiny tiny plugin that gives you a command line search for your Rails project.
ruby script/plugin install http://svn.jcoglan.com/grape/trunk/grape
grape. I know, I’m brilliant, I know. Now I can
regexp-search my whole Rails project from the command line:
rake grape q="chunky bacon"
It’s case-insensitive by default, but you can change that by tacking
the end. Grape will then tell you how many files match, and list them with line
numbers of matching lines. It searches Ruby files, ®HTML, ®XML, RJS and
htaccess. If I’ve left anything off the list don’t hesitate to tell me.