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Re: Bug#736198: undeterministic output when running egrep repeatedly with the same input

reassign 736198 kfreebsd-image-9.0-2-amd64


On 21/01/2014 04:24, Steven Chamberlain wrote:
> Bug is probably with kfreebsd-9 before 9.1, returning a wrong result to
> lseek (fd, cur, SEEK_HOLE), which is used since grep 2.13:
>> * Noteworthy changes in release 2.13 (2012-07-04) [stable]
>> ** New features
>>   'grep' without -z now treats a sparse file as binary, if it can
>>   easily determine that the file is sparse.
> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/grep.git/commit/src/main.c?id=582cdfacf297181c2c5ffec83fd8a3c0f6562fc6
> Therefore this affects grep (and probably more things) in sid chroots on
> wheezy host systems in conjunction with ZFS (likely true of Robert's
> system and mine, but not the buildds).

Thanks the investigation!

Yes, my mount.h is in ZFS. And my sid chroot is hosted on Wheezy. Unfortunately it isn't
practical for me to change either.

How about a Wheezy update then?

Robert Millan

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