6.39. Gawk-4.0.1

The Gawk package contains programs for manipulating text files.

Approximate build time: 0.2 SBU
Required disk space: 28 MB

6.39.1. Installation of Gawk

Prepare Gawk for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/usr --libexecdir=/usr/lib

Compile the package:

make

To test the results, issue:

make check

Install the package:

make install

If desired, install the documentation:

mkdir -v /usr/share/doc/gawk-4.0.1
cp    -v doc/{awkforai.txt,*.{eps,pdf,jpg}} /usr/share/doc/gawk-4.0.1

6.39.2. Contents of Gawk

Installed programs: awk (link to gawk), dgawk, gawk, gawk-4.0.1, grcat, igawk, pgawk, pgawk-4.0.1, and pwcat
Installed directories: /usr/lib/awk, /usr/share/awk

Short Descriptions

awk

A link to gawk

dgawk

An awk debugger

gawk

A program for manipulating text files; it is the GNU implementation of awk

gawk-4.0.1

A hard link to gawk

grcat

Dumps the group database /etc/group

igawk

Gives gawk the ability to include files

pgawk

The profiling version of gawk

pgawk-4.0.1

Hard link to pgawk

pwcat

Dumps the password database /etc/passwd