Re: bugreport: hex search doesn't work

On Mon, 9 Jul 2001, Pavel Roskin wrote:

 Hi, Pavel!

> Hi, Vlad!
> > > But the dialog title says "Search".
> >
> >  Yes, unfortunately.
> I'm fixing it right now.
> > > That's what happens when half-backed patches are applied - error reporting
> > > is missing completely, not to mention the documentation.
> >
> >  The lack of documentation on mc internals may be partially causing
> > unimplemented error reporting.. As for documentation - mc is considered as "by
> > hackers for hackers" software, and it seems these people don't read
> > documentation. So, the completeness of patches can be understood and shouldn't
> > surprise IMO. May be a policy for patches should be established...
> Ok, if it's for hackers then just read hex_search()! I tried it, and guess
> what? I have found how to search for strings! Just enter them in quotes
> :-)


 Wow! What a nice surprise!

 Thank you very much for rewriting the parser!
 I'm sure you didn't forget to update the documentation ;)

 More bugreports and feature requests to follow then. :)

 Best regards,

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