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On Sun, Oct 27, 2013 at 8:47 PM, Gabriel <gabriel...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a possible broken "shell pipe".
> grep/egrep works fine when I pass a pattern and a file or folder, but
> it breaks after pipe.
> The content of the line that breaks on my machine is:
> git help -a|egrep '^  [a-zA-Z0-9]'

Are you using a broken egrep? On Mavericks, mine shows:

% type egrep
egrep is /usr/bin/egrep
% egrep --version
egrep (BSD grep) 2.5.1-FreeBSD

> This commands breaks outputting the regexp not being a valid file or 
> directory.
> I'll keep investigating but I've never seen a broken shell pipe function =(
> Thanks
> On Sun, Oct 27, 2013 at 8:34 PM, Eric Sunshine <sunsh...@sunshineco.com> 
> wrote:
>> On Sun, Oct 27, 2013 at 4:59 PM, Gabriel <gabriel...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I've just made a clean install of OS X Mavericks and installed Git via
>>> Homebrew, which obviously includes the contrib files.
>>> I sourced the git-completion.bash into my profile and I get stuck on a
>>> error every time I try to use the autocomplete. The error outputted
>>> is:
>>> egrep: ^ [a-zA-Z0-9]: No such file or directory
>>> I believe this is related to this line (this commands outputs the same
>>> error when entered directly):
>>> https://github.com/git/git/blob/master/contrib/completion/git-completion.bash#L614
>> Unable to reproduce on Mavericks either via the completion script or
>> manual entry.
>>> I don't know if this issue is directly related to OS X Mavericks or
>>> anything else.
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