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Re: [PATCH] mmap-anon.m4: do not use regex in AC_EGREP_CPP

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mmap-anon.m4: do not use regex in AC_EGREP_CPP
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 06:35:55 -0600
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On 06/28/2011 05:14 AM, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> grep restricts its use of grep to things that are effectively fixed
> strings, in order to remove a recursive dependency on a "good" grep that
> supports arbitrarily long lines.  However, mmap-anon.m4 has one such
> instance.  This patch, suggested by Rainer Orth, removes "special"
> characters from the string being sought.
> Ok?
> Paolo
> 2011-06-27  Paolo Bonzini  <address@hidden>
>     * m4/mmap-anon.m4: Do not use special characters in the
>     regular expression.

Makes sense to me.  Go for it!

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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