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Re: awk using program files
- To: "Johnson, James, CIV, OSD/PA&E" <Jim dot Johnson at OSD dot PENTAGON dot MIL>
- Subject: Re: awk using program files
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna at vinschen dot de>
- Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2000 16:23:06 +0200
- CC: "'cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com'" <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
- References: <9E08046F44D3D21191D000805FBEF79AF5E486@ddsmttayz051.pae.osd.mil>
- Reply-To: cygwin <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
"Johnson, James, CIV, OSD/PA&E" wrote:
> I have a question on the most recent release of cygwin: when using awk with
> a program file, awk seems to have trouble reading past the first new line in
> the program file. If t.awk contains:
> print $0
> then the command awk -f t.awk <file> generates an error message in the first
> line. The message indicates that awk is having difficulty with the
> character immediately after the first curly bracket.
> Perhaps I did not install correctly. Does anyone else have this problem?
> Thoughts on what to do?
> Thanks in advance.
> Jim Johnson
The script contains DOS line endings but the file is
in a binary mounted directory. Try to get rid of the
CR's in the script. awk isn't yet able to ignore the
CR's by itself.
Cygnus Solutions, a Red Hat company
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