KIRIYAMA Kazuhiko <> wrote:

> Oops. I missed "STANDARDS" section. Thanks for pointed out.
> # But as it says in front "awk supports extended regular
> # expressions (EREs).  See re_format(7) for more information
> # on regular expressions.", I'd like to coinside with
> # re_format(7) spec.
> > 
> > Someone please correct me if I'm wrong.

I agree. It's a pain in the arse. In these situations, I've had to use gawk 
instead (You can set POSIXLY_CORRECT in gawk if it helps you feel cleaner! :-) )

There is also 'mawk' in ports/lang, but I've never tried that.

Cheers, Jamie

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