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6.20. Gawk-3.1.4

The Gawk package contains programs for manipulating text files.

Approximate build time: 0.2 SBU

Required disk space: 17 MB

Gawk installation depends on: Bash, Binutils, Coreutils, Diffutils, GCC, Gettext, Glibc, Grep, Make, and Sed

6.20.1. 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

6.20.2. Contents of Gawk

Installed programs: awk (link to gawk), gawk, gawk-3.1.4, grcat, igawk, pgawk, pgawk-3.1.4, and pwcat

Short Descriptions

awk

A link to gawk

gawk

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

gawk-3.1.4

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-3.1.4

Hard link to pgawk

pwcat

Dumps the password database /etc/passwd