[lfs-dev] Possible problem with grep-2.23

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com
Mon Feb 15 16:34:04 PST 2016


On Mon, Feb 15, 2016 at 05:36:30PM -0600, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Ken Moffat wrote:

> >
> >Possibly from that UTF-8 kbd file.  If I only run it in e.g. /bin
> >the C version works fine, so it seems that it falls over at
> >characters which cannot be correctly processed in the current
> >locale.
> 
> That's the intended behavior of grep.  How would it know if the line matched
> or not?
> 

Yeah, I obviously relied on buggy behaviour of the previous version
or versions (I don't recall which version I was using when I started
using that logging variant).

> >My logs from gzip and iproute2 are correct, so it was indeed kbd
> >which broke my logging with this version of grep.
> 
> Well that's solved then.  Good.
> 

I'll resume when I think I've cracked changing my find invocation:
wish me luck, please.

ĸen
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