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[bug #12995] grep with --color and -i causes color match not to be displ

From: Benno Schulenberg
Subject: [bug #12995] grep with --color and -i causes color match not to be displayed
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2007 18:24:45 +0000
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/20061226 Firefox/

Follow-up Comment #3, bug #12995 (project grep):

> CONCLUSION: The bug affects not only highlighting,
> but also the --only-matching option.

This seems to be fixed in CVS.  At least, I cannot reproduce your results
with grep from CVS, nor on Ubuntu Edgy, nor on a current Gentoo installation.
 Your Knoppix is somewhat old; please retry with a later version.

echo "a A a A" | grep -o  a
echo "a A a A" | grep -io  a
echo "a A a A" | grep -o "[aA]"
echo "a A a A" | LC_ALL="en_US.utf8" grep -io  a

Only with an unpatched grep-2.5.1a can I reproduce the non-matching
behaviour; but then also the setting of LC_ALL="en_US.utf8" does not mask the

(In future: do not add to bugs that look similar, but create a new bug
instead. Leave it to the maintainers to mark bugs as duplicates where


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