On Saturday 03 January 2009 06:28:22 Ingo Oeser wrote:
> > +for i in "MSEC 1000" "USEC 1000000"
> > +do
> > +   NAME=$(echo $i | awk '{print $1}')
>
> cut -d' ' -f1  does the same
>
> > +   PERIOD=$(echo $i | awk '{print $2}')
>
> cut -d' ' -f2  does the same

>From a standards perspective 
http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/utilities/cut.html vs 
http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/utilities/awk.html is probably 
a wash, but from a simplicity perspective using the tool that _isn't_ its own 
programming language is probably a win. :)

I made the change in the second round of patches I just posted.

Thanks,

Rob
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