[arch-dev-public] [signoff] grep-2.8-1

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Mon May 16 08:05:00 EDT 2011

Upstream NEWS:

* Noteworthy changes in release 2.8 (2011-05-13) [stable]

** Bug fixes

   echo c|grep '[c]' would fail for any c in 0x80..0xff, and in many 
   E.g., printf '\xff\n'|grep "$(printf '[\xff]')" || echo FAIL
   would print FAIL rather than the required matching line.
   [bug introduced in grep-2.6]

   grep's interpretation of range expression is now more consistent with
   that of other tools.  [bug present since multi-byte character set
   support was introduced in 2.5.2, though the steps needed to reproduce
   it changed in grep-2.6]

   grep erroneously returned with exit status 1 on some memory allocation
   failure. [bug present since "the beginning"]

Signoff both,

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