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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] sed s/gawk/awk/ scripts/
    On Tuesday 23 January 2007 7:49 pm, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > If the kernel is being compiled on a non-Linux system (eg: legacy Unix)
    > then it is, I guess, possible for `awk' and `gawk' to offer different
    > features. If the kernel's use of gawk uses GNU extensions then this patch
    > might break things on such a system.
    > I guess we'll find out...

    I think we can rule out the "print $6" and "print $11" as gnu extensions. And
    sub() is in the Single Unix Specification v3 spec for awk:

    I've used the busybox version and it worked just fine, once the links were

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