Jeff King <> writes:

>> commit f96e5673 ("grep: use REG_STARTEND for all matching if available",
>> 22-05-2010) introduced this test and expects ".. NUL characters themselves
>> are not matched in any way". With the native library on cygwin they are
>> matched, with the compat/regex they are not. Indeed, if you use the system
>> 'grep' command (rather than 'git grep'), then it will also not match ... :-D
>> Slightly off topic, but ...
> Hmm. So it sounds like the "regmatch" in grep.c could go away in favor
> of Johannes's regexec_buf(), and cygwin ought to be using NO_REGEX.

Sounds like a plan.

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