searching ruby source code

contributing to open source? need to search & understand ruby code faster? This bash function should save you some time. I use it atleast 50-60 times a day.

Stick this in your .bashrc:

function rgrep() {
   find -L . -type f -name \*.rb -exec grep -n -i -H --color "$1" {} \;

Use like: $ rgrep “something”

1 Comment

  1. Alex says:


    This is much cleaner than how I was doing it.

Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s