Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 116145
grep very slow in UTF-8 encoding
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:00 EST
Description of problem:
With large input files, grep is much slower than it needs to be when
in a locale using UTF-8 encoding.
See bug #69900.
This issue is addressed in grep-2.5.1-24.1.
An errata has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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