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Re: Regarding grep performacne 2.5.1

From: Tony Abou-Assaleh
Subject: Re: Regarding grep performacne 2.5.1
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 14:22:29 -0300 (ADT)

Hi Ritesh,

It is normal for grep execution time to increase as the number or
complexity of patterns increases.

The latest version of grep is 2.5.3 which includes numerous bug fixes. I
would recommend upgrading to the latest version.



Tony Abou-Assaleh
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Web site: http://tony.abou-assaleh.net
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On Thu, 27 Sep 2007, Ritesh Mittal wrote:

> Hi,
> I am using grep 2.5.1 windows based code in my application. I simply set the
> search pattern(s) (seperated by \n)  to the grep and apply grep continuously
> on buffer of 4KB. I have observed that when i increases the size of search
> pattern(s) (means I increases the number of search pattern) grep's
> performance degrades and grep takes more time to search the string.
> Can you help me in identifying the reason that wether its a normal grep
> behaviour or its some bug in Grep 2.5.1 version or might be fault in my
> code.
> Regards,
> Ritesh Mittal

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