Bug 116145 - grep very slow in UTF-8 encoding
grep very slow in UTF-8 encoding
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: grep (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 2004-02-18 11:31 EST by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-01 22:13:24 EDT
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Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2004:079 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Updated grep package speeds UTF-8 searching 2004-09-01 00:00:00 EDT

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Description Tim Waugh 2004-02-18 11:31:13 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.
Comment 1 Jay Turner 2004-09-01 22:13:24 EDT
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
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, 
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report 
if the solution does not work for you.


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