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bug#17246: grep-2.19 planning

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#17246: grep-2.19 planning
Date: Wed, 14 May 2014 21:28:17 +0300

> From: Jim Meyering <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 13 May 2014 09:35:41 -0700
> Cc: address@hidden, Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
> > Windows?  It has PowerShell, not POSIX shell.
> And one cannot install a POSIX shell?

No.  There's no decent native port of a Posix shell for Windows.  The
only one that is usable is the MSYS Bash, which is not a native
Windows program (MSYS is a fork of an old version of Cygwin).

> If this causes trouble for Windows users who build GNU grep,
> they can wait for a following release in which this is addressed.

What's so urgent that the problem couldn't be fixed in _this_ release?
The fix is simple.

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