Subject: Re: how to enforce the use of GNU awk?
To: Discussion List NetBSD Packages Technical <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/13/2006 18:53:12
On Sun, Aug 13, 2006 at 06:38:59PM +0200, Georg Schwarz wrote:
> With databases/mysql4-client there's the problem on IRIX 5 that IRIX  
> 5's nawk when launched as AWK in mk/configure/ cannot  
> handle some lines in the configure script as they are too large for  
> that implementation:

Shouldn't a recent bootstrap force pkgsrc awk on IRIX as well?
We depend on that e.g. for Solaris, where the system awk is just too
limited, so I think this is a good idea for IRIX as well.