Subject: Re: USE_TOOLS+=gawk:pkgsrc for pkgsrc/x11/wxGTK)
To: NetBSD pkgsrc Discussion <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/16/2006 20:44:24
Greg A. Woods wrote:
>>In article <> 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/ I have 
documented that both awk implementations that come with Solaris cannot 
handle long lines.