Op 18 aug. 2010 om 18:48 heeft Gabor Kovesdan <ga...@freebsd.org> het volgende 

> Em 2010.08.13. 10:43, Doug Barton escreveu:
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>> Gabor,
>> I hope at this point it goes without saying that I have a lot of respect
>> for the work you've done on BSD grep, and I've already told you that I
>> think you're very courageous for taking the project on. I've been
>> testing and evaluating it for some time now, and I think I've given it a
>> fair trial. You've done a fairly good job of responding to bug reports,
>> and I understand that the exposure BSD grep has received as the default
>> in HEAD has been very valuable in exposing additional areas that need
>> work. However, with all that in mind I am officially asking you to
>> please change the default in HEAD to GNU grep. (Note, I am _not_ asking
>> you to remove BSD grep from the tree, just to change the default.)
>> My reason is simple, performance. [...]
> I've just committed a patch with the kind help of Dimitry Andric, which gives 
> BSD grep a huge performance boost. The performance is now almost comparable 
> to GNU grep. I think with this, BSD grep may remain default if no other 
> serious issues come up. Please report if you notice something weird.
> I know about some minor issues, which aren't fixed yet. I'll be out for 4 
> days as of tomorrow but when I come back I'll take care of these:
> - Infinite loop when reading directory on ZFS/NFS filesystem
> - Problems with context grepping
> When reply, please remove core@ from CC, let's not bother them with this, I 
> just wanted to let them know that I'm not neglecting this issue but if still 
> demanded for a good reason,

No worries there Gabor!


> I'll switch back to default GNU grep.
> Gabor
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