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Bug#81084: boot-floppies: busybox's grep fail's to parse a legal regular expression properly

On Tue Jan 02, 2001 at 12:38:11PM -0800, Matt Kraai wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 02, 2001 at 07:44:36PM -0000, jaqque@sbih.penguinpowered.com wrote:
> > certain RE's will fail to be matched. this is not an exhaustive list,
> > and i was unable to find a test suite to test all sorts of RE's.
> This problem appears to be fixed in the latest version of busybox,
> 0.48.  The version included with the boot-floppies should be
> upgraded to this if they end up being used for woody.

Not to fear -- aph and I have been discussing how the current busybox will be
integrated into boot-floppies.  I think we have all the technical details
worked out no, so it is just a matter of my spending an hour or two to make it
happen.  Will be done today or tomorrow (depends whether or not my wife makes
me go to a party with her tonight).


Erik B. Andersen   email:  andersee@debian.org
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