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

Jan Stary hans at stare.cz
Mon Jul 23 07:40:57 UTC 2018

On Jul 21 10:10:14, michaelld at macports.org wrote:
> "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

I tried first with port:grep etc (i.e. as the port is now),
but even that does not build (see recent mail to macports-users@).


> 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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