gawk distribution has a number of C source files,
subdirectories and files related to the configuration process
(see section Compiling and Installing
gawk on Unix),
and several subdirectories related to different, non-Unix,
gawkunder Unix, and the rest for the various hardware and software combinations.
gawkhas been ported, and which have successfully run the test suite.
gawksince the last release or patch.
gawk's performance. Most of these depend on the hardware or operating system software, and are not limits in
awkis incorrect, and how
gawkhandles the problem.
gawkis a good language for AI (Artificial Intelligence) programming.
troffsource for a five-color
awkreference card. A modern version of
troff, such as GNU Troff (
groff) is needed to produce the color version. See the file `README.card' for instructions if you have an older
troffsource for a manual page describing
gawk. This is distributed for the convenience of Unix users.
makeinfoto produce an Info file.
troffsource for a manual page describing the
igawkprogram presented in section An Easy Way to Use Library Functions.
gawkfor various Unix systems. They are explained in detail in section Compiling and Installing
configureuses to generate a `Makefile'. As part of the process of building
gawk, the library functions from section A Library of
awkFunctions, and the
igawkprogram from section An Easy Way to Use Library Functions, are extracted into ready to use files. They are installed as part of the installation process.
gawkon an Atari ST. See section Installing
gawkon the Atari ST, for details.
gawkunder MS-DOS and OS/2. See section MS-DOS and OS/2 Installation and Compilation, for details.
gawkunder VMS. See section How to Compile and Install
gawkon VMS, for details.
gawk. You can use `make check' from the top level
gawkdirectory to run your version of
gawkagainst the test suite. If
gawksuccessfully passes `make check' then you can be confident of a successful port.
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