Subject: Re: USE_TOOLS+=gawk:pkgsrc for pkgsrc/x11/wxGTK)
To: Roland Illig <rillig@NetBSD.org>
From: Johnny Lam <email@example.com>
Date: 07/17/2006 09:29:30
Roland Illig wrote:
> 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.
Let's remove the TOOLS_PLATFORM.awk definition from tools.SunOS.mk. It
seems that no awk on Solaris is entirely usable with pkgsrc.
-- Johnny Lam <firstname.lastname@example.org>