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Re: grep -P segfault
Brian Dessent wrote:
> Right before calling memchr, beg points to the first byte in the string
> "hello\n", end points to the \n character, and so does buflim. Thus
> (buflim - end) is zero, and memchr returns NULL. From there match_size
> is miscalculated and from there it's all downhill. The test for EOL
> should be skipped if buflim == end.
I see this is an old bug, reported and fixed in CVS nearly two years
And yet apparently the last released version is still 2.5.1a from
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