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    SubjectRe: CONFIG_KPROBES=y build requires gawk
    On 12/16/2009 08:09 PM, Roland Dreier wrote:
    >
    > > > Is there any reason not to apply the patch below, to allow more awk
    > > > implementations to be used? After all, it's not like we're going to put
    > > > non-ASCII characters into the map file...
    >
    > > I guess the question is if it will break under any other circumstances,
    > > but I guess we can find those when we get to them.
    >
    > I should have mentioned it, but with the current Debian testing version
    > (mawk 1.3.3-15) and my patch, I get a byte-for-byte identical
    > inat-tables.c to what I get with the unpatched kernel and gawk
    > 1:3.1.6.dfsg-4.
    >
    > I'm not sure how likely all this is to change in the future, but it's
    > hard for me to see a sane reason why eg [:lower:] and a-z would be
    > different for this use.
    >

    If LC_COLL != C they can be. The solution would be to force LC_COLL=C.

    -hpa

    --
    H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
    I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.



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