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Re: GREP: Memory Exhausted
On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 08:46:52PM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>Shailesh Dadure wrote:
>>GREP: Memory Exhausted
>Andy Hall wrote:
>>grep: memory exhausted
>Letters in an error message don't just randomly change between upper
>and lower case for no reason. Either you two are using different
>versions of grep, or Shailesh did not accurately report the *actual*
>error message that he was *actually* seeing.
>Perhaps this would be a good occasion to remind everyone of the first
>rule of bug-reporting:
>"Cut and paste it. Don't retype it by hand, because you WILL screw up.
>Every single time. Guaranteed."
Before anyone bothers to send an error message, a google search may be
instructive. This is likely just a known deficiency in grep. It is
trivially reproducible on linux too.
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