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Re: grep --devices=skip does not ignore FIFOs (version 2.5.1a +FIX)

From: Benno Schulenberg
Subject: Re: grep --devices=skip does not ignore FIFOs (version 2.5.1a +FIX)
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2006 12:34:59 +0200
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Ken Lalonde wrote:
> The patch below causes grep to stat() the file before opening it.
> This produces the correct behavior, but also requires an extra
> stat() call per file, which is unfortunate.

The skipping of FIFOs was fixed in CVS more than a year ago.  
See the attached patch.  Please check that it does what you want.  
Yes, we are waiting for the release of 2.5.2.  :|


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