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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: "David H. Gutteridge" <>
Subject: Re: bin/39122 (/usr/bin/grep does not recognize -P flag)
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2014 18:08:23 -0400

 While the man page was altered in this PR's associated commit, the
 usage() function in grep.c was not correspondingly changed, so users
 like myself can still get tripped up when grep --help tells us that
  -P, --perl-regexp         PATTERN is a Perl regular expression
 is an option, and it's not.

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