* 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.'

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