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Re: 2.6[.1] seg fault with -r

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: 2.6[.1] seg fault with -r
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2010 19:41:06 +0100

Karl Berry wrote:
> grep 2.6 and 2.6.1, compiled from original source (on CentOS 5.4).
> grep -r foo . (all args I tried did the same) gets an immediate seg fault.
> Compiling with gcc 4.4.3 (though I doubt it matters), also installed
> from original source.
> Running under gdb shows that path is NULL upon entry to isdir1 in
> lib/savedir.c.  The diff below avoids the seg fault, and I haven't found
> any other bad behavior, but I'm sure it's not what you will want to
> apply ...

Hi Karl,
Thanks for reporting that.

Can you make it fail with only -r?  So far I've had to use also
--include or one of the --exclude* options.

If so, please provide details so I can update this
patch before pushing it:


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