semi-OT: awk - field separator

Robert Huff roberthuff at
Thu Nov 15 10:24:29 PST 2007

	What is the canonical way to get (FreeBSD default) awk to use a
single double-quote as the field separator?  I have tried variations
on -F\\\" and -F"\"" and the best I can get is:

+ awk -F" {print $2}
./ 1: Syntax error: word unexpected


			Robert Huff

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