Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc
To: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/08/2001 16:38:19
On Thu, 8 Feb 2001, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
: > actually, awk DOES support RSTART and RLENGTH, remove from list of variables
: > noticed the number of open files is limited to FOPEN_MAX (20), this should
: > be made dynamic
: We should make sure that there is a flag to awk that disables all
: of the non-POSIX (or, non-SUSv2) features.
Actually, if we're going for compatibility, we should mimic gawk's command
line options, which include -Wposix and --posix. (We have a getopt_long(3)
now, so that shouldn't be a problem.)
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