awk gsub problem

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Thu Sep 16 11:36:00 GMT 2010


On Sep 15 18:30, Lee wrote:
> I don't know if this is just a problem with the cygwin version of awk,
> me misunderstanding something or what, but it looks like gsub isn't
> working correctly in awk:
> $ sh /tmp/test.awk
> s= ::0::  should = ::S0::
> 
> $ cat /tmp/test.awk
> awk '
> BEGIN {
>   s="Serial0"
>   gsub("[a-z]","",s)
>   printf("s= ::%s::  should = ::S0::\n", s)
>   exit
> } '
> 
> 
> I also tried it with IGNORECASE=0 and with "awk --traditional" - same results.
> 
> $ which awk
> /usr/bin/awk
> 
> $ awk --version
> GNU Awk 3.1.8

Works fine for me:

  $ uname -a
  CYGWIN_NT-6.1 vmbert7 1.7.7(0.230/5/3) 2010-08-31 09:58 i686 Cygwin
  $ gawk --version
  GNU Awk 3.1.8
  Copyright (C) 1989, 1991-2010 Free Software Foundation.
  [...]
  $ sh //calimero/corinna/test.awk
  s= ::S0::  should = ::S0::
  $


Corinna

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