Subject: Re: let libtool use ${AWK}
To: None <>
From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/06/2004 21:24:38
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Georg Schwarz <> wrote:
> > Well, it seems like a line-length limitation.  The awk command is the
> > most simple possible (awk { print $1 }) but apparently in this one
> > instance it failed (``Input record too long'').  gawk could handle it.
> USE_GNU_TOOLS+=3Dawk for that particular package does not do the trick,
> does it?

Thanks for the hint - that actually works.

However, it may still be desirable to have libtool invoke '${AWK}'
rather than 'awk' just in case.  This does not necessarily imply a
dependency on gawk, though.  Just a thought.


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