CFT: BSD-licensed grep [Fwd: cvs commit: ports/textproc/bsdgrep Makefile distinfo]

Garrett Cooper yanefbsd at gmail.com
Mon Jun 16 04:11:38 UTC 2008


On Sun, Jun 15, 2008 at 2:26 PM, Andrey Chernov <ache at nagual.pp.ru> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 15, 2008 at 09:17:01PM +0200, K?vesd?n G?bor wrote:
>>
>> Yes, of course, I haven't forgotten about your suggestion. First, I'd
>> like to process the trivial errors, which come up like this one and make
>> some tests myself. Then I'll think about this idea and ask portmgr to do
>> an exp-run with BSD grep.
>
> Please note that BSD grep is not localized (and can't be per design) and
> works only with standard C locale. It may not affect ports system
> processing but shurely affects real texts handling.

Kudos on the hard work Gabor.

Now all we need to do is write / import a BSD compatible less(1) into
FreeBSD =).

-Garrett


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