Subject: Re: posix mode for nawk
To: Johan Danielsson <>
From: Jaromír Dolecek <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 02/09/2001 09:01:02
Johan Danielsson wrote:
> > Yeah, I plan to support -Wposix/--posix. Other -W options would probably
> > be ignored.
> But only for known flags, ignoring anything that starts with -W is
> asking for trouble.

AFAIK -W flag is specifically there for various optional misc
extensions/flags. Ignoring unknown stuff should be safe and TRT.

Jaromir Dolecek <>
@@@@  Wanna a real operating system ? Go and get NetBSD, dammit!  @@@@