* Sheldon Hearn <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [011101 13:27] wrote: > > > On Thu, 01 Nov 2001 22:08:36 +0300, "Andrey A. Chernov" wrote: > > > No, awk should be fixed instead to conform POSIX specs, or switched back > > to gawk. > > It's not a binary decision. What we should probably do is: > > 1) Disconnect bwk-awk from the build. > > 2) Connect gawk to the build. > > 3) Fix bwk-awk and / or in-tree scripts that rely on gawkisms. > > 4) Disconnect gawk from the build. > > 5) Connect bwk-awk to the build. > > 6) Issue a fat HEADS UP to -current (and probably -ports).
Although I admit the fallout has been somewhat painful, let's try to make do with it, if we disconnect the new awk I feel that we will keep repeating this cycle, basically each activation will see new problems requiring another disconnect. Let's just get it fixed. :) -- -Alfred Perlstein [[EMAIL PROTECTED]] 'Instead of asking why a piece of software is using "1970s technology," start asking why software is ignoring 30 years of accumulated wisdom.' http://www.morons.org/rants/gpl-harmful.php3 To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message