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Re: Updated: gawk-3.1.2-3

On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 17, 2003 at 06:40:16PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Tue, Jun 17, 2003 at 06:29:57PM +0200, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
> >> Corinna schrieb:
> >>>I've updated the version of GNU awk to 3.1.2-3.
> >>
> >>>This version addresses a bug in gawk 3.1.2, which might result in
> >>>skipping entire records on input when the first character read in the
> >>>input buffer is a newline.
> >>
> >>Wow, this was the fastest bugfix in Cygwin ever, just five minutes
> >>after the posting which points out the gawk bug, the fixed version was
> >>uploaded!
> >
> >Actually make that 75 minutes.  I got the first report off-list a
> >couple of minutes earlier...
> Yeah, maybe I should give myself a gold star for alerting Corinna, along
> with a gold star for Corinna.  I even suggested that the original bug
> reporter send the report to the cygwin mailing list.
> I doubt that anyone really understands or appreciates how much behind
> the scenes stuff goes on between Corinna and me.  That's just part of
> our really crappy maintainer duties.
> Btw, I'm not suggesting a gold star for either Corinna or me, here.
> This is business as usual and, if I handed one out here, I'd be spending
> my days just giving out gold stars to Corinna.
> cgf


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