Official request: Please make GNU grep the default
astrodog at gmail.com
Sun Aug 15 17:53:34 UTC 2010
On Sun, Aug 15, 2010 at 12:10 PM, Steven Hartland
<killing at multiplay.co.uk> wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Andrew Thompson" <thompsa at FreeBSD.org>
>> On 15 August 2010 13:55, Doug Barton <dougb at freebsd.org> wrote:
>>> Our default grep should be significantly slower than the old grep
>>> I think that new grep which is ____ times slower than the old grep is
>>> in the acceptable range.
>> I think that new grep which is 1000 times slower than the old grep is
>> still in the acceptable range.
>> Can we drop this now.
> I assume your joking right? Either that or your never use grep day to day
> so don't really care :(
I'd like my grep to be orange, please, not this kiwi lime tripe the
rest of you are pushing.
The person who committed it has already said they'll back it out, but
leave it in the tree for experimenters, until some of these concerns
are addressed. At that point, we can all discuss if the performance
penalty (assuming there is one, at that point) is worth having a BSD
Until then, can this thread die?
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