grep - Pattern matching utilities

Property Value
Distribution CentOS 7
Repository CentOS x86_64
Package name grep
Package version 2.20
Package release 3.el7
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 1.14 MB
Download size 344.36 KB
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The GNU versions of commonly used grep utilities. Grep searches through
textual input for lines which contain a match to a specified pattern and then
prints the matching lines. GNU's grep utilities include grep, egrep and fgrep.
GNU grep is needed by many scripts, so it shall be installed on every system.


Package Version Architecture Repository
grep - - -


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/sbin/install-info - - -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -


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bundled(gnulib) -
config(grep) = 2.20-3.el7
grep = 2.20-3.el7
grep(x86-64) = 2.20-3.el7


Type URL
Binary Package grep-2.20-3.el7.x86_64.rpm
Source Package grep-2.20-3.el7.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install the grep rpm package:

# yum install grep




2017-03-24 - Jaroslav Škarvada <> - 2.20-3
- Speedup DFA for long patterns and fixed begline/endline matching
Resolves: rhbz#1413029
- Added support for GREP_LEGACY_EGREP_FGREP_PS environmental variable which
controls how egrep, fgrep show in ps output
Resolves: rhbz#1297441
2015-04-29 - Jaroslav Škarvada <> - 2.20-2
- Fixed invalid UTF-8 byte sequence error in PCRE mode
(by pcre-backported-fixes patch)
Resolves: rhbz#1217080
- Fixed buffer overrun for grep -F
Resolves: CVE-2015-1345
- Fixed \w and \W behaviour in multibyte locales
Resolves: rhbz#1159012
- Documented --fixed-regexp option
Resolves: rhbz#1103259
- Updated pcre buildrequires to require pcre-devel >= 7.8-7
Related: rhbz#1217080
2014-09-05 - Jaroslav Škarvada <> - 2.20-1
- New version
Resolves: rhbz#1123005
2014-02-04 - Jan Grulich <> - 2.16-1
- Update to 2.16
- Resolves: rhbz#1050916
- Resolves: rhbz#1050919
2014-01-24 - Daniel Mach <> - 2.14-6
- Mass rebuild 2014-01-24
2013-12-27 - Daniel Mach <> - 2.14-5
- Mass rebuild 2013-12-27
2013-07-09 - Jaroslav Škarvada <> - 2.14-4
- Added group-separator, no-group-separator options decription
- Aligned output of built-in help
- Defuzzified gnulib-tests-rm-f patch
2013-02-14 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 2.14-3
- Rebuilt for
2012-10-03 - Jaroslav Škarvada <> - 2.14-2
- Fixed -R option placement
Resolves: rhbz#861937
2012-08-20 - Jaroslav Škarvada <> - 2.14-1
- New version
Resolves: rhbz#849594

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