grep -P segfault

Frodak frodak17@yahoo.com
Fri Jan 26 22:28:00 GMT 2007


--- Mike Brown wrote:

> Can anyone reproduce this?
> 
> This is on a fairly small Cygwin installation on
> WinXP, last updated 4 days 
> ago. 
> 
> $ echo hello | grep -P '\n'
> hello
> 
> ?  hello
> 
> ?  hello
>       4 [main] grep 3280 _cygtls::handle_exceptions:
> Error while dumping state 
> (probably corrupted stack)
> Segmentation fault (core dumped)

I get the same problem.  If you redirect the output to
a file, the "hello" is printed and then about 128k of
NULL characters are printed before it crashes.



 
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