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Re: bin/53885 (awk ERE bug)

The following reply was made to PR bin/53885; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: =?UTF-8?B?SmFyb23DrXIgRG9sZcSNZWs=?= <>
To: "" <>
Subject: Re: bin/53885 (awk ERE bug)
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:38:01 +0100

 Le ven. 18 janv. 2019 =C3=A0 21:37, Martijn Dekker <> a =C3=
 =A9crit :
 >  must not actually be true, though -- because Apple's /usr/bin/awk is
 >  of the same lineage, and it supports POSIX EREs just fine, including the
 >  bounds/interval expressions. See the code at:
 I've just checked on actual Mac OS X.
 > awk --version
 awk version 20070501
 > nawk --version
 awk version 20121220
 The 'awk' supports bounds/interval.
 The  'nawk' idoesn't.
 So I'm a bit sceptic. But I'll look on the archive nevertheless.

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