Wrong message 'Pattern not found'

Larry Hall (Cygwin) reply-to-list-only-lh@cygwin.com
Mon Dec 6 22:33:00 GMT 2010

On 12/6/2010 2:10 AM, Thomas Wiedmann wrote:
> Hello,
> when I call 'man grep' in Cygwin 1.7.1 and try to search the pattern -P,
> which is really available, with '/-P', the wrong message 'Pattern not found
> (press RETURN)' appeared. This behaviour only occurs with Cygwin and only on
> a certain computer. It works well with Cygwin on another computer.
> What may be the reason for this invalid message and how to resolve that
> problem?

1.7.1 is very old. Try upgrading.

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A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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