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bug #16179: 'egrep -i ' + backreference = bug

Submitted by:  Yakov Lerner <ilerner>
Submitted on:  Fri 24 Mar 2006 07:17:32 PM UTC  
Votes:  101  
 
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Closed

Wed 17 Mar 2010 08:48:04 AM UTC, comment #4:

Thank you for the bug report. This bug has been fixed in the
development sources, which can be downloaded using git from
git://git.sv.gnu.org/grep.git

Paolo Bonzini <bonzini>
Wed 07 May 2008 06:03:55 PM UTC, comment #3:

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Tony Abou-Assaleh <taa>
Project Administrator
Mon 01 Jan 2007 02:37:06 PM UTC, comment #2:

Sorry, it is indeed a bug. It only works right for UTF8 locales,
not for other ones:

$ echo 'The the' | LC_ALL=nl_NL.utf8 src/grep -E -i '(the) \1'
The the
$ echo 'The the' | LC_ALL=nl_NL src/grep -E -i '(the) \1'
$ echo 'The the' | LC_ALL=C src/grep -E -i '(the) \1'

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
Mon 15 May 2006 09:15:37 PM UTC, comment #1:

Apparently fixed in CVS:

$ echo 'The the'|src/egrep -i '(the) \1'
The the

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
Fri 24 Mar 2006 07:17:32 PM UTC, original submission:

echo 'The the'|egrep -i '(the) \1'
no match. Match expected.
Other similar cases:
echo 'The The'|egrep -i '(the) \1'
echo 'the The'|egrep -i '(the) \1'

Thanks
Yakov

Yakov Lerner <ilerner>

 

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