Fedora Core 1 Update: grep-2.5.1-17.4 (stable)
Posted on: 12/12/2003 08:42 AM

Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2003-003
2003-12-10
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Name : grep
Version : 2.5.1
Release : 17.4
Summary : The GNU versions of grep pattern matching utilities.
Description :
The GNU versions of commonly used grep utilities. Grep searches through textual input for lines which contain a match to a specified pattern and then prints the matching lines. GNU's grep utilities include grep, egrep and fgrep.

You should install grep on your system, because it is a very useful utility for searching through text.

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Update Information:

When processing UTF-8 encoded input, the grep utility (for searching through textual input to find lines matching a regular expression) is extremely inefficient (bug #69900). A method for speeding up UTF-8 processing in grep has been incorporated in this updated package.

Three more problems have been fixed since this update was first issued, two of which were regressions.

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* Wed Dec 10 2003 Tim Waugh <twaugh redhat com> 2.5.1-17.4

- Another multibyte efficiency bug-fix (bug #111800).

* Mon Dec 08 2003 Tim Waugh <twaugh redhat com> 2.5.1-17.3

- Fixed -o -i properly (bug #111489).

* Sat Dec 06 2003 Tim Waugh <twaugh redhat com>

- Another bug-fix for UTF-8 speed-up patch (bug #111614).

* Fri Nov 21 2003 Tim Waugh <twaugh redhat com> 2.5.1-17.2

- Another two multibyte efficiency bug-fixes (bug #110524).

* Tue Nov 11 2003 Tim Waugh <twaugh redhat com> 2.5.1-17.1

- Fixed man page bug (bug #106267).
- Turn on multibyte efficiency patch again.
- Fixed a multibyte efficiency bug.

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This update can be downloaded from:
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/1/

22fb8c2c4615c60a1414be004446f9da SRPMS/grep-2.5.1-17.4.src.rpm
fc821becff5f78117060509aff2e86c4 i386/grep-2.5.1-17.4.i386.rpm
e95840f7ff87afa0b7e89a87e5e00a36 i386/debug/grep-debuginfo-2.5.1-17.4.i386.rpm

This update can also be installed with the Update Agent; you can launch the Update Agent with the 'up2date' command.


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