6.29. Grep-2.5.1a

The Grep package contains programs for searching through files.

6.29.1. Installation of Grep

Prepare Grep for compilation:

./configure --build=${CLFS_HOST} --host=${CLFS_TARGET} \
    --prefix=/usr --bindir=/bin --disable-perl-regexp

Compile the package:

make

Install the package:

make DESTDIR=${CLFS} install

6.29.2. Contents of Grep

Installed programs: egrep (link to grep), fgrep (link to grep), and grep

Short Descriptions

egrep

Prints lines matching an extended regular expression

fgrep

Prints lines matching a list of fixed strings

grep

Prints lines matching a basic regular expression