6.31. Grep-2.6.3

The Grep package contains programs for searching through files.

Approximate build time: 0.1 SBU
Required disk space: 7.3 MB

6.31.1. Installation of Grep

Prepare Grep for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/usr \
    --bindir=/bin

Compile the package:

make

To test the results, issue:

make check

Install the package:

make install

6.31.2. Contents of Grep

Installed programs: egrep, fgrep, 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