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Re: bin/39002 (harmful AWK extension: non-portable escaped character)
The following reply was made to PR bin/39002; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Aleksey Cheusov <cheusov%tut.by@localhost>
Cc: gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost, netbsd-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: bin/39002 (harmful AWK extension: non-portable escaped character)
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 18:35:35 +0300
> The patch has been applied. Now awk produces the same warnings other
> awk implementations, and awk programmers can either fix their code
> or live with the warnings. Another option is to add a command line
> warning flag, but I'd rather not, since it is easy to fix the code
> and it makes the scripts more portable.
Thank you. How about another similar proposal?
I guess this also contradicts with "The AWK Programming Language" book
(the only reasonable argument against this patch I've seen).
Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.
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