On Tue, 16 Jul 2002, Crist J. Clark wrote: > And since it is clearly documented, awk(1) says, > > Records > Normally, records are separated by newline characters. > You can control how records are separated by assigning > values to the built-in variable RS. If RS is any single > character, that character separates records. Otherwise, > RS is a regular expression. Text in the input that > matches this regular expression will separate the record. > However, in compatibility mode, only the first character > of its string value is used for separating records. If RS > is set to the null string, then records are separated by > blank lines. When RS is set to the null string, the new- > line character always acts as a field separator, in addi- > tion to whatever value FS may have. > > It is not a bug.
No, you are quoting from the gawk(1) man page. The awk(1) man page makes no such statement. -gordon To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message