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[bug #17623] grep -R should NOT follow symlinks

From: Emmanuel Viennet
Subject: [bug #17623] grep -R should NOT follow symlinks
Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2006 07:09:25 +0000
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                 Summary: grep -R should NOT follow symlinks
                 Project: grep
            Submitted by: emmanuelito
            Submitted on: Wednesday 09/06/2006 at 07:09
                Category: None
                Severity: 3 - Normal
              Item Group: None
                  Status: None
                 Privacy: Public
             Assigned to: None
             Open/Closed: Open



grep -R follows symbolic links, unlike cp or ls. 
At least, one option should be provided to disable 
this behaviour.



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