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An extended version of the unix command grep. Egrep accepts extended regular expressions (RE) including "*" following multi-character REs; "+" (one or more matches); "?" (zero or one matches); "|" separating two REs matches either. REs may be bracketed with (). Despite its additional complexity, egrep is usually faster that fgrep or grep.

 

 

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