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Bug 116909 - fgrep gives false negatives
fgrep gives false negatives
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grep (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Mike McLean
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Blocks: FC2Target 479150
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Reported: 2004-02-26 06:31 EST by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2009-01-07 11:10 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 2.5.1-26
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Last Closed: 2004-02-27 18:15:04 EST
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Description Tim Waugh 2004-02-26 06:31:08 EST
Description of problem:
fgrep fails to report some matches.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2.5.1-25 (happens in 2.5.1-16 too)

How reproducible:
100%

Steps to Reproduce:

cat >a <<EOF
a
b
c
EOF
cat >b <<EOF
a
barn
c
EOF
fgrep -w -f a b

Actual results:
a

Expected results:
a
c
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2004-02-26 06:31:29 EST
Might be the cause of bug #97526.
Comment 3 Dennis Gregorovic 2005-05-19 23:25:55 EDT
An advisory 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.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2005-449.html

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