Lately, I have come to know of a command line search utility called
ripgrep, coded in
rust, that is capable of faster code searches (at least for my use cases) than
ag. So I got interested in building the latest versions of
rg (ripgrep binary name) directly from its github master branch rather than waiting for its release binaries.
So came the need to install the
rust toolchain on my machine. Luckily, installing that was super easy; here are the steps: