Subject: Re: README: nawk vs. gawk
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Rick Kelly <email@example.com>
Date: 02/01/2001 22:18:39
Greg A. Woods said:
>as in "/usr/sbin/config"? I didn't even know it used awk!
I didn't know either until I made the switch. :-)
>SunOS-4.1.4 had at least both oawk and nawk, IIRC, just as do all AT&T
>System V's since (and including) Release 3.1 (1987 according to my
>release notes). There might even have been another version in the XPG
I've always just used "awk".
> The /usr/bin/nawk and /usr/xpg4/bin/awk utilities execute
> programs written in the nawk programming language, which is
> specialized for textual data manipulation.
Rick Kelly firstname.lastname@example.org www.rmkhome.com