[TUHS] The AWK Programming Language, 2nd Ed.: What's new?

Ajay Shah ajayshah at mayin.org
Fri Sep 15 13:49:30 AEST 2023

On Fri, 15 Sept 2023 at 07:10, Mary Ann Horton <mah at mhorton.net> wrote:

> Which Git repo?  The CSV code is a game changer for awk, otherwise I need
> a hokey python script.
Me too!

> Is it being merged into the Gnu awk that will wind up in Red Hat awk?
> Please please?
Debian is an important distribution in this regard, which may go into many
other distros like Ubuntu. I just looked in Debian stable --

$ apt-cache show original-awk
Package: original-awk
Version: 2022-09-12-1
Installed-Size: 186
Maintainer: Santiago Vila <sanvila at debian.org>
Architecture: amd64
Provides: awk
Pre-Depends: libc6 (>= 2.34)
Description-en: The original awk described in "The AWK Programming Language"
 This is the version of awk described in "The AWK Programming Language",
 by Al Aho, Brian Kernighan, and Peter Weinberger
 (Addison-Wesley, 1988, ISBN 0-201-07981-X).
Description-md5: 7a3c565b081bc0f03d9e79a6fd87fe27
Multi-Arch: foreign
Homepage: https://github.com/onetrueawk/awk
Tag: devel::interpreter, implemented-in::c, interface::commandline,
 role::program, scope::utility, use::filtering, use::scanning,
Section: interpreters
Priority: optional
Filename: pool/main/o/original-awk/original-awk_2022-09-12-1_amd64.deb
Size: 86548
MD5sum: f5a128040710433c276d866038703051
SHA256: f1835f1e5aca2f69e0b997b285b33b45aaa1abf4071edfd7481149076ca80a63

The key URLs are
  sanvila at debian.org

Ajay Shah
ajayshah at mayin.org
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