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Re: [platform-testers] [Grep-devel] new snapshot available: grep-2.25.10

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: [platform-testers] [Grep-devel] new snapshot available: grep-2.25.101-be82
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:42:14 -0700

On Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 8:01 AM, Zev Weiss <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 25, 2016 at 10:32:54PM -0700, Jim Meyering wrote:
>> We're getting close, but it seems prudent to go at least one more
>> round before releasing 2.26.
>> Testing on BSD-based systems exposed one real bug in the preceding
>> snapshot. There have also been several AIX-related portability fixes,
>> as well as a few test changes to avoid false failures.
>> I did see a failure of grep's surrogate-pair test on an openBSD 5.8
>> system, but do not expect to investigate it.
> Everything looks good on 'make check-very-expensive' with Debian Stretch
> (gcc 6.1.1, glibc 2.23, Linux kernel 4.6.0).

Thank you for the test and report.
Your mentioning the very expensive tests made me wonder whether there
is anything about our documented release process that would run those,
and it seems not. So I'm going to push this patch:

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