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bug#17246: grep-2.19 planning

From: arnold
Subject: bug#17246: grep-2.19 planning
Date: Wed, 14 May 2014 13:21:25 -0600
User-agent: Heirloom mailx 12.4 7/29/08

Jim Meyering <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Wed, May 14, 2014 at 10:44 AM,  <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Paul Eggert <address@hidden> wrote:
> >
> >> ..., as would a simple C file whose main
> >> function uses execlp to run the grep executable.
> >
> > Except on platforms that don't *have* execlp...
> Do we cater to such systems? Without execlp/execvp, many
> of the programs in coreutils will fail to build, including these:

No-one is talking about coreutils. We're talking about grep/fgrep/egrep.

In any case, it looks like the decision's been made.



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