sift - Fast and powerful open source alternative to grep

Property Value
Distribution NetBSD 7.0
Repository NetBSD amd64
Package filename sift-0.6.0nb17.tgz
Package name sift
Package version 0.6.0nb17
Package release -
Package architecture amd64
Package type tgz
Category textproc
License gnu-gpl-v3
Maintainer -
Download size 1.94 MB
Installed size 7.77 MB
All the features you expect from a modern grep alternative.
RegEx - perl compatible regular expression syntax (no more escape
usable defaults - basic options known from grep but with usable
multiline support - find matches spanning over multiple lines
replace - replace output to reformat it to your needs without
relying on awk/sed
gzip files - search through normal and gzip'ed files in one program
multiple patterns - search for multiple patterns in one run
target selection - select or exclude search targets based on file
name, directory name, path and type
handling big data - sift handles big files without problems: files
>50GB, >5,000,000,000 lines and >5,000,000,000 matches successfully


Package Version Architecture Repository
sift-0.6.0nb17.tgz 0.6.0nb17 i386 NetBSD
sift - - -


Type URL
Binary Package sift-0.6.0nb17.tgz
Source Package sift

Install Howto

Install sift tgz package:

# pkg_add sift

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