[macports-ports] branch master updated: grep: add new variant to install as ggrep

Michael Dickens michaelld at macports.org
Sat Jul 21 14:10:14 UTC 2018

"back in the day" & IIRC: Octave required modern GNU grep to handle locale correctly; the built-in grep wasn't guaranteed to do so. That was probably with some 3.X series. With the 4.X series maybe it's no longer necessary; IDK. Worth testing, IMHO. - MLD

On Sat, Jul 21, 2018, at 7:55 AM, Jan Stary wrote:
> On Jul 21 12:21:55, hans at stare.cz wrote:
> > * math/octave
> >   Depends on GNU grep, GNU sed, and all that.
> > I'll check with math/octave.
> Eh, that would take _days_ on my machine. Not touching that.
> Does anyone now why octave wants GNU grep etc?
> What exactly breaks if it uses the system grep, find, sed, flex?
> 	Jan

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