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bug#21700: new snapshot available: grep-2.21.78-7da30

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: bug#21700: new snapshot available: grep-2.21.78-7da30
Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2015 18:34:43 -0700

On Sat, Oct 17, 2015 at 10:26 PM, Jim Meyering <address@hidden> wrote:
> I want to release grep-2.22 in just a couple of days.
> This release is motivated largely by the discovery that there has
> been a bug in versions 2.19, 2.20 and 2.21 that made grep mistakenly
> print some lines that did not match. However, there have also been
> several other bug fixes and notable performance improvements.
> Any testing you can do would be most welcome.
> Feedback, even the report that you "built and passed tests on XYZ,"
> would be appreciated.

I'm about to push the following three small patches and make another
test release, hoping a few more people will run tests. So far, very
few people have actually run tests, if the replies to this
announcement are any indication. Let's be optimistic and presume that
many have built and run the tests, but didn't bother to write in
because all of the test passed.

Attachment: 0001-tests-avoid-spurious-failure-on-OpenBSD-5.8.patch
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Attachment: 0002-maint-NEWS-correct-amend.patch
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Attachment: 0003-gnulib-update-to-latest-for-portability-fixes.patch
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