Subject: Re: USE_TOOLS+=gawk:pkgsrc for pkgsrc/x11/wxGTK)
To: NetBSD pkgsrc Discussion <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: Roland Illig <rillig@NetBSD.org>
Date: 07/16/2006 20:44:24
Greg A. Woods wrote:
>>In article <20060715141013.44098211CA@cvs.netbsd.org> Roland wrote:
>>: Log Message:
>>: The native AWK of Solaris cannot patch the configure file, so gawk is
>>: needed. Fixes PR 33998.
> Why can't solaris use nawk? Isn't even the nawk included native in
> solaris usable?
No, it isn't. In pkgsrc/regress/tools/files/awk-test.sh I have
documented that both awk implementations that come with Solaris cannot
handle long lines.