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

Submitted by:  Raymond Russell <raymondrussell>
Submitted on:  Mon 13 Jun 2011 03:41:18 AM UTC  
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: NoneStatus: Fixed
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Jim Meyering <meyering>
Open/Closed: Closed

Sun 19 Jun 2011 01:52:39 PM UTC, comment #1:

Thanks for the report.
Fixed in git with this:


Jim Meyering <meyering>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
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
    Tue 28 Jun 2011 08:39:13 AM UTCbonziniOpen/ClosedOpen=>Closed
    Sun 19 Jun 2011 01:52:39 PM UTCmeyeringStatusNone=>Fixed
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