grep -P segfault
Sat Jan 27 16:32:00 GMT 2007
On Jan 26 15:04, Brian Dessent wrote:
> Brian Dessent wrote:
> > Right before calling memchr, beg points to the first byte in the string
> > "hello\n", end points to the \n character, and so does buflim. Thus
> > (buflim - end) is zero, and memchr returns NULL. From there match_size
> > is miscalculated and from there it's all downhill. The test for EOL
> > should be skipped if buflim == end.
> I see this is an old bug, reported and fixed in CVS nearly two years
> And yet apparently the last released version is still 2.5.1a from
> 19-Nov-2004. Sigh.
There's no newer grep release than 2.5.1a. Looks like most Linux
distros use additional patches from CVS.
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