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Re: [PATCH] docs: mention traditional awk limitation

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: [PATCH] docs: mention traditional awk limitation
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 2010 06:40:17 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2010-04-22)

* Eric Blake wrote on Tue, Sep 07, 2010 at 11:53:10PM CEST:
> * doc/autoconf.texi (Limitations of Usual Tools) <awk>: Mention
> that traditional awk lacks ENVIRON.
> Reported by Ralf Wildenhues.

> Does this patch look okay?

Yep, thanks!

The Solaris awk(1) page is really succinct, the only documented
built-in variables are FILENAME, FS, NF, NR, OFMT, OFS, ORS, and RS.

Pointing to the node "Language History" is probably a good
idea, too, its sub-nodes have lots more details.


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