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FS#18863 - grep 2.6+ segfaults with recursive and exclude-dir

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Jan Steffens (heftig) - Sunday, 28 March 2010, 04:20 GMT
Last edited by Allan McRae (Allan) - Monday, 29 March 2010, 22:33 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Core
Status Closed
Assigned To Allan McRae (Allan)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


Reproduce using:
grep -r --exclude-dir=foo bar .

Affects both i686 and x86_64.

Bug is already known and a fix commited:
I propose releasing a 2.6.1-2 with the above patch, unless 2.6.2 is already released.

grep 2.5.4-3

grep 2.6-1
grep 2.6.1-1
This task depends upon

Closed by  Allan McRae (Allan)
Monday, 29 March 2010, 22:33 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  2.6.2-1 in [testing]
Comment by Allan McRae (Allan) - Monday, 29 March 2010, 04:18 GMT
It looks like there are a few fixes being made to 2.6.1 and a testing snapshot has been made so it is likely that 2.6.2 will appear tomorrow.
Comment by Greg (dolby) - Monday, 29 March 2010, 21:06 GMT
GNU grep 2.6.2 is released which fixes this