grep --label=stdin_label

YONETANI Tomokazu qhwt+dfly at
Tue Nov 16 09:27:58 PST 2004

On Tue, Nov 16, 2004 at 04:59:52PM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 16, 2004 at 06:15:59PM +0900, YONETANI Tomokazu wrote:
> > Hmm, I spoke too soon. During installworld, z*grep commands are installed
> > from gnu/usr.bin/grep(as hardlinks to grep), then get overwritten by shell
> > scripts installed from usr.bin/gzip. This was why suddenly z*grep stopped
> > working for multiple files. While this option to grep can be useful in
> > some other cases, we'd probably better change usr.bin/gzip/Makefile so as
> > not to install z*grep wrappers.
> Do you want to look at updating our grep? The OpenBSD version was IIRC
> slower than GNU grep and not that feature-full. So for the time-being,
> an update to the latest grep would be interesting.

Just importing grep-2.5.1 may slow down things when you use it in
multibyte locales, so if FreeBSD-CURRENT's version is stable enough,
we'd also want the modifications as *.patch files. I'll look at it,
if other people haven't started it already.

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