Bug 135441 - grep fails to find bold text in a dump of a man page
grep fails to find bold text in a dump of a man page
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grep (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-10-12 14:34 EDT by Stefan Hoelldampf
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-13 04:50:00 EDT
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Description Stefan Hoelldampf 2004-10-12 14:34:12 EDT
Description of problem:
grep fails to find bold text in a dump of a man page

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
grep-2.5.1-26

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. do "man -P cat grep | grep BUGS"


Actual Results:
$ man -P cat grep | grep BUGS
$

Expected Results:
$ man -P cat grep | grep BUGS
BUGS
$
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2004-10-13 04:50:00 EDT
Bold is achieved by overwriting, so you would need a special search
pattern to find it.

Instead I think you meant to do: 'man grep | col -b | grep BUGS'.

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