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bug#15773: grep-2.15 bug report

From: Aharon Robbins
Subject: bug#15773: grep-2.15 bug report
Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2013 20:43:47 +0200
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> > Hi.
> >
> >> > The program below correctly produces no output, with and without the fix
> >> > in dfa.c:lex. (I have added the fix anyway.)
> >
> > Also with LC_ALL=en_US.utf8, without the fix the program still passes.
> >
> > So, any ideas?
> Hi Arnold,
> I don't recall how gawk uses dfa.c, so can't really guess.
> Does the DFA matcher really accept those?  If so, maybe
> gawk somehow manages to reset that dfa.c-internal variable
> via some other code path?

I will look in a debugger.

It's entirely possible that gawk is falling back to regex when
dfa fails.  In which case I should see an internal difference before
and after the fix.



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