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Difference Between Grep,Fgrep & Egrep
Joined: Sep 26, 2003
Nov 06, 2005 23:09:00
Am totally confused with these commands.
I need the differences between the commands Grep,Fgrep & Egrep
Joined: Aug 30, 2002
Nov 07, 2005 03:34:00
egrep (grep -E in linux) is extended grep where additional regular expression metacharacters have been added like +, ?, | and ()
fgrep (grep -F in linux) is fixed or fast grep and behaves as grep but does not recognise any regular expression metacharacters as being special.
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