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Re: [bug-grep] Bug in grep 2.5.1a (+ patch to fix it)

From: Tim Waugh
Subject: Re: [bug-grep] Bug in grep 2.5.1a (+ patch to fix it)
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2005 18:00:48 +0100
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On Wed, Apr 27, 2005 at 05:03:32PM +0100, Gordon Lack wrote:

> > This example works fine with the patched grep that ships with Fedora
> > Core 3.  Three matches are shown.
>    Yes - however I'm in the middle of submitting a bug report against
> that (I've just read this when looking for my new account password for
> the RH bugzilla), as my testing shows that the FC3 version can (easily)
> show up a false hit!

Yes, indeed.  I think this might be one of the cases that was fixed by
Jakub Jelinek's recent work (although I'm not sure).  In any case,
grep-2.5.1-48 from rawhide (Fedora Core development -- the 'devel'
branch in CVS) gives the correct result.


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