dgrep, degrep, dfgrep, dzgrep -- grep through files belonging to an installed
[most grep options
] pattern package
(1) on each file in one or more installed Debian
It passes the package
argument(s) to dglob
(1) to retrieve a list
of files in those packages. You can use POSIX regular expressions for the
is invoked as degrep
(1) or zgrep
(1) is used instead of
supports most of grep
(1)'s options. Please refer to your
(1) documentation (i.e. the manpage or the texinfo manual) for a
complete listing. Only a few options are excluded because they do not conform
with the intended behaviour, see the list below.
- -r, --recursive, -d recurse,
- -d read,
- dgrep searches only in the "normal" files
of a package. It skips all directories and symlinks. Therefor the options
of grep that are specific to directories are not supported.
Matt Zimmerman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This manpage was written by Frank Lichtenheld <email@example.com>.
Copyright (C) 2001 Matt Zimmerman <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under
the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software
Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option) any later version.
On Debian systems, a copy of the GNU General Public License version 2 can be
found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-2