8.33. Grep-3.7

The Grep package contains programs for searching through the contents of files.

Approximate build time: 0.9 SBU
Required disk space: 36 MB

8.33.1. Installation of Grep

Prepare Grep for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/usr

Compile the package:


To test the results, issue:

make check

Install the package:

make install

8.33.2. Contents of Grep

Installed programs: egrep, fgrep, and grep

Short Descriptions


Prints lines matching an extended regular expression


Prints lines matching a list of fixed strings


Prints lines matching a basic regular expression