Wrong message 'Pattern not found'
Wed Dec 8 04:31:00 GMT 2010
> 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?
I just tried this under Linux and was surprised that it works as you say
For years I've always automatically backslashed a leading hyphen when
in man because I had to. It seems to have changed. I wonder how long ago.
That must have been an upstream change.
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