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On 6/6/12 10:26 AM, Pacho Ramos wrote:
> After reading:
> I think that would be interesting to try to not get grep build with pcre
> support by default, specially after reading "man grep" and seeing that
> its support is tagged as experimental:
This is more a reason to mask USE=pcre for grep, rather than taking
global action, where pcre may have different meaning or status for other
> Also, at least of my systems there are only a few installed packages
> with this USE flag and, then, I am unsure about real advantage of having
> it enabled by default :-/
This is a possible reason for dropping it, but I'm not sure. What
exactly uses it and why?