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bug#18097: -m breaks -A

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: bug#18097: -m breaks -A
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:44:09 -0400
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-m is documented to exclude later matching lines from context, but this is nonintuitive and perhaps it should be fixed to not do that. This was reported on Savannah a while ago; I'm sending this to bug-grep so that it gets a proper bug number. Please see:


for the original bug report, and:


for Jim Meyering's thoughts about a fix.

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