Eric Blake (cygwin)
Wed Oct 15 18:37:00 GMT 2014
A new release of grep, 2.20-1, has been uploaded and will soon reach a
mirror near you; leaving the previous version at 2.16-1.
This represents a new upstream release, and the first build of grep by a
For more details on the upstream changes, see the documentation in
GNU Grep searches one or more input files for lines containing a match
to a specified patter. By default, Grep outputs the matching lines.
The GNU implementation includes several useful extensions over POSIX.
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Save it and run setup, answer the questions and pick up 'grep'
in the 'Base' category (it should already be selected).
Note that downloads from cygwin.com aren't allowed due to bandwidth
limitations. This means that you will need to find a mirror which has
this update, please choose the one nearest to you:
If you want to make a point or ask a question the Cygwin mailing list is
the appropriate place.
volunteer cygwin grep package maintainer
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