[MPlayer-cvslog] CVS: main configure,1.950,1.951

Reimar =?UTF8?Q?D=F6ffinger?= Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de
Thu Jan 13 17:18:45 CET 2005

On Thu, Jan 13, 2005 at 03:56:08PM +0100, Attila Kinali wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Jan 2005 15:26:05 +0100
> Reimar D_ffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de> wrote:
> > But there must be _some_ way to grep binary files on solaris (no, not
> > with strings, I sometimes grep for binary data). Maybe cat file | grep
> > works? Or maybe the -a option is called differently? Maybe it has
> > --binary-files=text ?
> No, there is no option to parse binary files, i checked, believe me.

And I though HP-UX was the master of incompatibility (ok, their implementation will always grep through binary files).

> Maybe your grep on solaris is actualy a gnu grep (i know that
> some people replace some of the file utils), but standard
> solaris grep doesn't like binaries.

I do not have solaris, I just wanted to say that I can't believe that with solaris you can use grep only to search for text and nothing else. That
sounds very stupid to me...
Not to mention that I don't want to know how often their text-autodetection fails...

Reimar Döffinger

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