Subject: Re: problem with .PLIST-generating awk scripts
To: None <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/23/2006 09:09:53
On Mon, 23 Jan 2006, wrote:

> > it seems nawk does not understand 'delete vars' or 'delete components'.
> > After commenting out the three occurrences things seem to work fine. Is
> > this some gawkism?
> Well, the scripts worked fine on DragonFly, which is using the-one-true-awk(TM).

Wow, DragonFly doesn't even use nawk?

(Cynicism explanation:  "the-one-true-awk" predates nawk, and is missing
some features present in nawk.  Some OS's still use a pre-nawk dialect in
the OS-supplied awk program.)

-- Todd Vierling <> <> <>