Package: grep
Version: 2.27-2
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

   * What led up to the situation?

   Scripts working with grep stopped working after the update. No patterns 
where detected ant the message informing of coincidences in the binary file was 
displayed. The file is a downloaded html and "file" command returns:
   selecc.html: HTML document, ISO-8859 text, with CRLF, LF line terminators

   * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or

   Explicitly indicating grep to treat the file as text solved the problem: 
"grep -a ...."

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 9.3
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 4.9.0-5-amd64 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=es_ES.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=es_ES.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), 
LANGUAGE=es_ES.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: sysvinit (via /sbin/init)

Versions of packages grep depends on:
ii  dpkg          1.18.24
ii  install-info  6.3.0.dfsg.1-1+b2
ii  libc6         2.24-11+deb9u1
ii  libpcre3      2:8.39-3

grep recommends no packages.

Versions of packages grep suggests:
ii  libpcre3  2:8.39-3

-- no debconf information

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