Subject: Re: GAWK
To: Michael C. Richardson <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 05/17/1999 22:19:53
On Mon, 17 May 1999, Michael C. Richardson wrote:
>   Is there a reason why our AWK/GAWK is version 2.15 rather than a 3.x that
> has I think been out for some time?
>   Also, is there a reason that we don't install it as "gawk" as well as
> "awk" for applications that want to use GAWK rather than POSIX awk?

Most probably because noone considered it important/disfunctional enough
to upgrade. I don't think there's another reason that would stop you
from upgrading it. :)

 - Hubert

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