Install command:
brew install the_silver_searcher

Also known as: ag

Code-search similar to ack

License: Apache-2.0

/api/formula/the_silver_searcher.json (JSON API)

Formula code on GitHub

Bottle (binary package) installation support provided for macOS releases:

Intel x86_64 big sur, catalina, mojave, high sierra, sierra, el capitan
Apple Silicon big sur

Current versions:

stable 2.2.0
head ⚡️ HEAD

Depends on:

pcre 8.44 Perl compatible regular expressions library
xz 5.2.5 General-purpose data compression with high compression ratio

Depends on when building from source:

autoconf 2.69 Automatic configure script builder
automake 1.16.3 Tool for generating GNU Standards-compliant Makefiles
pkg-config 0.29.2 Manage compile and link flags for libraries


Installs (30 days)
the_silver_searcher 4,420
the_silver_searcher --HEAD 3
Installs on Request (30 days)
the_silver_searcher 4,419
the_silver_searcher --HEAD 3
Build Errors (30 days)
the_silver_searcher 0
Installs (90 days)
the_silver_searcher 13,668
the_silver_searcher --HEAD 5
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the_silver_searcher 13,589
the_silver_searcher --HEAD 5
Installs (365 days)
the_silver_searcher 58,777
the_silver_searcher --HEAD 25
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the_silver_searcher 57,570
the_silver_searcher --HEAD 25
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