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bug#23234: unexpected results with charset handling in GNU grep 2.23

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: bug#23234: unexpected results with charset handling in GNU grep 2.23
Date: Sun, 10 Apr 2016 14:10:08 -0700

On Sun, Apr 10, 2016 at 1:43 AM, Paul Eggert <address@hidden> wrote:
> Paul Eggert wrote:
>> I plan to change GNU grep to use this new facility, and to add some grep
>> test
>> cases for this issue.
> I did that by installing the attached patches into the grep master. This
> fixes the bug for me, so I'm closing the bug report.
> These patches mostly just report the fix and add test cases. The actual fix
> was in gnulib, here:
> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gnulib.git/commit/?id=b7bc3c1a4e78add4cbad39ae1a0c4fb0747b483f
> This gnulib fix works around the underyling glibc facility which caused the
> problem, for which I've filed a bug report here:
> https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=19932
> It's not clear when the glibc bug will be fixed. Until it is, one should
> expect similar problems to crop up in applications other than 'grep'.

Thanks for the fine work, Paul.
With this fix, I would like to make yet another grep release.
Does anyone have any pending changes we should consider?

Incidentally, looking at mbrtowc uses, I found an unused
function and removed it with this patch:

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