pcregrep - grep utility that uses perl 5 compatible regexes

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package filename pcregrep_8.39-12_amd64.deb
Package name pcregrep
Package version 8.39
Package release 12
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category universe/utils
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Download size 27.19 KB
Installed size 70.00 KB
Perl-style regexps have many useful features that the standard POSIX ones
don't; this is basically the same as grep but with the different
regexp syntax.
The other reason for the existence of pcregrep is that its source code is an
example of programming with libpcre.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pcregrep_8.39-12_i386.deb 8.39 i386 Ubuntu Universe
pcregrep - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libpcre3 -


Name Value
pgrep << 4.5


Type URL
Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Binary Package pcregrep_8.39-12_amd64.deb
Source Package pcre3

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install pcregrep deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install pcregrep




2019-03-07 - Matthew Vernon <matthew@debian.org>
pcre3 (2:8.39-12) unstable; urgency=medium
* Patch from Andrej Shadura <andrew.shadura@collabora.co.uk> to mark one
more STL symbol as optional (Closes: #923743).
2018-07-21 - Matthew Vernon <matthew@debian.org>
pcre3 (2:8.39-11) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Matthias Klose ]
* Mark 2 STL symbols as optional (Closes: #904008)
[ Matthew Vernon ]
* Bump debian/compat to 11 (Closes: #646973)
* Fixes to debian/rules so package builds with dh compat 11
2018-07-17 - Matthew Vernon <matthew@debian.org>
pcre3 (2:8.39-10) unstable; urgency=high
* Update symbols file (Closes: #897834
2018-02-03 - Matthew Vernon <matthew@debian.org>
pcre3 (2:8.39-9) unstable; urgency=medium
* Update symbols file (Closes: #888921)
2017-12-04 - Matthew Vernon <matthew@debian.org>
pcre3 (2:8.39-8) unstable; urgency=medium
* drive ulimit correctly (Closes: #876299)
2017-12-03 - Matthew Vernon <matthew@debian.org>
pcre3 (2:8.39-7) unstable; urgency=low
* increase stack limit before running tests (Closes: #876299)
2017-11-30 - Matthew Vernon <matthew@debian.org>
pcre3 (2:8.39-6) unstable; urgency=medium
* patch from Sergei from MariaDB (via Ondřej Surý) to fix stack frame
size detection (Closes: #878107, #876299)
2017-09-19 - Matthew Vernon <matthew@debian.org>
pcre3 (2:8.39-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* patch from Katsuhiko Nishimra to symbols file to fix FTBFS with gcc7
(Closes: #876046, #853606)
2017-07-23 - Matthew Vernon <matthew@debian.org>
pcre3 (2:8.39-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Remove now-deprecated Pre-Depends on multiarch-support (not needed
since jessie) (Closes: #865987)
2017-03-21 - Matthew Vernon <matthew@debian.org>
pcre3 (2:8.39-3) unstable; urgency=high
* CVE-2017-7186: invalid Unicode property lookup may cause denial of
service (Closes: #858238)

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