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Re: [platform-testers] new snapshot available: grep-3.4-almost.46-b2228

From: Jeffrey Walton
Subject: Re: [platform-testers] new snapshot available: grep-3.4-almost.46-b2228
Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 23:01:59 -0400

On Fri, Sep 25, 2020 at 10:16 PM Paul Eggert <> wrote:
> On 9/25/20 5:32 PM, Jim Meyering wrote:
> > Thanks for the new regex testing code where it still fails on OS X
> > (10.15.6 (19G2021)) and it printed this in the log:
> >
> >    test-regex: re_search 'i' on 'İ' returned -1
> >
> > Confirmed that flaw affects grep too,
> My guess is that macOS doesn't uppercase 'i' to 'İ' in Turkish. That would
> explain the test failure. At any rate, the Gnulib test should defend itself
> against that sort of misbehavior. I installed the attached Gnulib patch and
> updated grep accordingly.

OS X 10.9 and OS X 10.12 are also failing.

> Jeffery, a revised test-regex.tgz tarball is attached. You can test it the 
> same
> way as before:
> tar xf test-regex.tgz
> cd test-regex
> ./configure
> make check

Yeah, give me a few minutes.


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