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bug #33547: Core dump with pattern '(^| )*( |$)'

Submitter:  Raymond Russell <raymondrussell>
Submitted:  Mon 13 Jun 2011 03:41:18 AM UTC
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  meyering
Open/Closed:  Closed

Sun 19 Jun 2011 01:52:39 PM UTC, comment #1: 
Jim Meyering <meyering>
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Mon 13 Jun 2011 03:41:18 AM UTC, original submission:  

grep-2.8 dumps a core when given this pattern:

$ grep -Eq '(^| )*( |$)'

This is a build from source on linuxfromscratch, and was configured with the following options:

CC='gcc -m64' CXX='g++ -m64'  ./configure --prefix=/usr --bindir=/bin

Please let me know if you need any more details.

Raymond Russell <raymondrussell>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2011-06-28 bonzini Open/ClosedOpen Closed
    2011-06-19 meyering StatusNone Fixed
        Assigned toNone meyering

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