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Re: bin/39122 (/usr/bin/grep does not recognize -P flag)

The following reply was made to PR bin/39122; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Alan Barrett <>
Subject: Re: bin/39122 (/usr/bin/grep does not recognize -P flag)
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2008 23:04:32 +0200

 On Fri, 18 Jul 2008, Mike Cheponis wrote:
 >  Incidentally, I had a friend try this on his linux system, and the -P
 >  switch worked.
 Yes, it probably would work on linux.  NetBSD does not have the
 pcre regular expression library (except in pkgsrc).

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