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NAMEdgrep, degrep, dfgrep, dzgrep -- grep through files belonging to an installed Debian package
SYNOPSISdgrep [most grep options] pattern package...
DESCRIPTIONdgrep invokes grep(1) on each file in one or more installed Debian packages.
It passes the package argument(s) to dglob(1) to retrieve a list of files in those packages. You can use
OPTIONSdgrep supports most of grep(1)'s options. Please refer to your grep(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.
Options of grep that are not supported by dgrep
- -r, --recursive, -d recurse, --directories=recurse
- -d read, --directories=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.
AUTHORMatt Zimmerman <email@example.com>
This manpage was written by Frank Lichtenheld <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
COPYRIGHT AND LICENCECopyright (C) 2001 Matt Zimmerman <email@example.com>.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the
On Debian systems, a copy of the