The GNU version of the awk text processing utility
The gawk package contains the GNU version of awk, a text processing
utility. Awk interprets a special-purpose programming language to do
quick and easy text pattern matching and reformatting jobs.
Install the gawk package if you need a text processing utility. Gawk is
considered to be a standard Linux tool for processing text.
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This is GNU Awk 3.1.7. It is upwardly compatible with the Bell Labs
research version of awk. It is almost completely compliant with the
Fri Jun 3 12:20:17 IDT 2005
As noted in the NEWS file, as of 3.1.5, gawk uses character values instead
of byte values for `index', `length', `substr' and `match'. This works
in multibyte and unicode locales.
Wed Jun 18 16:47:31 IDT 2003
Multibyte locales can cause occasional weirdness, in particular with
ranges inside brackets: /[....]
Date: Sat, 22 Apr 2000 06:07:06 -0600 (MDT)
From: "Nelson H. F. Beebe" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Subject: gawk-3.0.4 and a GNU/Linux gotcha
Yesterday, I was assisting a colleague install some software on his
GNU/Linux machine for which uname -r reports 2.2.14.
A (mis)feature of this system, which I've never encountered before,
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GAWK(1) Utility Commands GAWK(1)
gawk - pattern s
IGAWK(1) Utility Commands IGAWK(1)
igawk - gawk wit
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