cvs commit [HEAD] src/gnu/usr.bin/cpio Makefile

David O'Brien obrien at
Mon Jun 16 17:34:30 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 08:42:08AM -0700, Doug Barton wrote:
>> Speed of grep is a tier-1 feature.
> I agree with you on that, but keep in mind that _if_ we want to ship 
> 8.0-RELEASE with a BSD licensed grep the default would have to be changed 
> in HEAD sooner rather than later. That's the only way it'll get any kind of 
> useful testing. Default settings to build old versions of critical tools 
> can always be reversed prior to a -RELEASE.

I've no problems with the knob - and would like to see a BSDL grep'ed
brought in and at least have available [to live beside GNU grep].

My only request was to not throw the /usr/bin/grep != GNU grep switch
without much thought.

-- David  (obrien at

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