Changed line terminator behavior for grep

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Tue Aug 3 01:53:00 GMT 2010

On 8/2/2010 9:19 PM, Tischler, Ron wrote:
> It appears that grep's line termination behavior has changed. Version 2.5.4-2
> of grep ends lines with carriage return and linefeed. Version 2.6.3-1 of grep
> only puts a linefeed. I'm curious to know if this is a bug that will be
> fixed, or if this is the desired new behavior. I'm running  both of them in
> the same place (a Vista machine).


Take a look at the announcement for 2.6.3-1:


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