Subject: Re: USE_GNU_TOOLS+= awk in NetBSD 2.0 requires lang/gawk, why?
To: Juan RP <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dan McMahill <email@example.com>
Date: 06/18/2004 06:25:23
On Thu, Jun 17, 2004 at 07:20:41PM +0200, Juan RP wrote:
> My question is the same than the subject of this email, why do I need to install
> gawk when nawk from NetBSD 2.0 is enough?
> Really, I don't want to install gawk and maybe I'm not alone...
nawk isn't 100% compatible with gawk? I'd be suprised if we have
pkgs which actually need the gawk extensions (now that nawk's
gensub() has been fixed) but there are, I think, still a few differences
here and there. I do not have any examples though where nawk