fgrep

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fgrep definition

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A variant of the Unix grep command which searches for fixed (uninterpreted) strings rather than regular expressions. Surprisingly, this is not always faster.
(1996-10-27)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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