grep for ascii nul
vas at sibptus.ru
Mon Nov 4 06:31:40 UTC 2019
Dale Scott wrote:
> There are ports for many GNU utilities, and BSD has a long history of
> staying pure to its roots (IMHO), so why not just install gnuawk and
> symlink awk to gnuawk?
Installing perl, or GNU AWK, or maybe GNU grep, or pcregrep is a good
idea to do the job, but I highly doubt that replacing the system AWK
with the GNU one is a good idea, because awk is found a dozen times in
/etc/rc.d and in other places. Who knows what could happen if those two
AWKs are not completely compatible.
Victor Sudakov, VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
2:5005/49 at fidonet http://vas.tomsk.ru/
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