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RE: awk CR/LF issue
- From: Harald Kierer <Harald dot Kierer at astrum dot de>
- To: "'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2003 16:46:55 +0100
- Subject: RE: awk CR/LF issue
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Faylor [mailto:cgf-cygwin at cygwin dot com]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 19, 2003 4:29 PM
> To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
> Subject: Re: awk CR/LF issue
> >So the 3.0.3 GNU awk works as expected. awk 3.1.1 does not!
> >It outputs to POSIX style only, disregarding the mounts.
> Correct. That was the whole point of the release.
That made an evil awk IMHO. The reason of mounting something
as "--text" is that "text files get \r\n line endings" (says mounts
usage). Other means of output stick to that anyway.
But I'll shut my mouth for now and just consider your options:
> Your options are to 1) stick with the old release, 2) rebuild
> gawk yourself from source, 3) submit a patch to make the behavior
> selectable via a command-line option.
Yepp, I'll try to progress from 1 to 3 :)
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