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[bug #14243] Basic regular expressions does not work

From: anonymous
Subject: [bug #14243] Basic regular expressions does not work
Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2005 09:29:58 +0000
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                 Summary: Basic regular expressions does not work
                 Project: findutils
            Submitted by: None
            Submitted on: Sun 08/21/05 at 09:29
                Category: find
                Severity: 3 - Normal
              Item Group: Wrong result
                  Status: None
                 Privacy: Public
             Assigned to: None
         Originator Name: Yuri Karaban
        Originator Email: address@hidden
             Open/Closed: Open
                 Release: 4.2.20
           Fixed Release: None



If I type following command:

find . -printf '%f\n' | grep '.*[0-9]\{3\}.*'

I see matches.


find . -regex '.*[0-9]\{3\}.*'

does not work (does not return any result). It seems that bounds (\{ and \})
is not working in find.


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