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From: Rob Landley <rob@landley.net>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
Cc: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>, LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] sed s/gawk/awk/ scripts/gen_init_ramfs.sh
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2007 12:30:40 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200701241230.40996.rob@landley.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070123164944.db8acbad.akpm@osdl.org>

On Tuesday 23 January 2007 7:49 pm, Andrew Morton wrote:
> If the kernel is being compiled on a non-Linux system (eg: legacy Unix)
> then it is, I guess, possible for `awk' and `gawk' to offer different
> features.  If the kernel's use of gawk uses GNU extensions then this patch
> might break things on such a system.
> 
> I guess we'll find out...

I think we can rule out the "print $6" and "print $11" as gnu extensions.  And 
sub() is in the Single Unix Specification v3 spec for awk:

http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/009695399/utilities/awk.html

I've used the busybox version and it worked just fine, once the links were 
renamed.

Rob
-- 
"Perfection is reached, not when there is no longer anything to add, but
when there is no longer anything to take away." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-24 17:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-15 21:24 Rob Landley
2007-01-15 22:11 ` Sam Ravnborg
2007-01-24  0:49   ` Andrew Morton
2007-01-24 17:30     ` Rob Landley [this message]
2007-01-24 21:03       ` [rft] (g)awk substitution (Re: [PATCH] sed s/gawk/awk/scripts/gen_init_ramfs.sh) Oleg Verych
2007-01-24 22:44         ` [patch, rft] scripts/gen_initramfs_list.sh: replace gawk with shell, whitespace cleanup Oleg Verych
2007-01-24 23:30         ` [patch, rft] scripts/makelst: replace gawk with shell, update Oleg Verych
2007-01-25  1:51         ` [rft] (g)awk substitution (Re: [PATCH] sed s/gawk/awk/scripts/gen_init_ramfs.sh) Rob Landley
2007-01-25  9:40           ` sed _s_gnu_alternatives_ (Re: [rft] (g)awk substitution) Oleg Verych
2007-01-25 18:03             ` Rob Landley
2007-01-25 19:14               ` Oleg Verych
2007-01-25 19:38                 ` Rob Landley
2007-01-25 21:18                   ` Oleg Verych
2007-01-26 17:47                     ` Rob Landley
2007-01-26 20:14                       ` Oleg Verych
2007-01-27  0:18                         ` Tim Schmielau
2007-01-27  6:38                           ` scripts/makelst: bc -> shell " Oleg Verych
2007-02-03 11:24                             ` David Weinehall
2007-02-03 13:10                               ` Oleg Verych
2007-02-03 11:13                 ` David Weinehall
2007-02-02 16:36     ` [PATCH] sed s/gawk/awk/ scripts/gen_init_ramfs.sh Adrian Bunk
2007-02-02 21:01       ` Oleg Verych

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