Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/gnu/dist/gawk
To: None <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/06/2003 09:15:34
On Monday, October 6, 2003, at 09:02  AM, Thomas Klausner wrote:

> Module Name:	src
> Committed By:	wiz
> Date:		Mon Oct  6 16:02:24 UTC 2003
> Update of /cvsroot/src/gnu/dist/gawk
> In directory
> Log Message:
> Initial import of gawk-3.1.3.
> Seven releases since the last import, so the ChangeLog is quite big;
> please refer to the NEWS file included in the import for details.
> Among others, this also addresses PR 23054.

While this is good, and everything, why are we putting effort into 
updating gawk, when there is a BSD-licensed awk in our tree that needs 
just a bit of work to make it ready to replace gawk completely?

(We should resurrect Matthew Green's BSD-licensed gzip, too...)

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>