[Touch-packages] [Bug 1841654] Re: Replace mawk with gawk in main

2019-09-01 Thread amano
@Thomas Dickey: Wow, you were fast to find that topic ;) I didn't want to spread misleading information, so I guess that I misread or misinterpreted my findings and mawk is still developed and maintained by you? Which is great to know. I probably just couldn't find your active development

[Touch-packages] [Bug 1841654] Re: Replace mawk with gawk in main

2019-08-28 Thread Joshua Powers
** Tags removed: server-next -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Touch seeded packages, which is subscribed to mawk in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1841654 Title: Replace mawk with gawk in main Status in mawk package in Ubuntu: New Bug

[Touch-packages] [Bug 1841654] Re: Replace mawk with gawk in main

2019-08-28 Thread Bryce Harrington
** Tags added: server-next -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Touch seeded packages, which is subscribed to mawk in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1841654 Title: Replace mawk with gawk in main Status in mawk package in Ubuntu: New Bug

Re: [Touch-packages] [Bug 1841654] Re: Replace mawk with gawk in main

2019-08-27 Thread Thomas Dickey
On Tue, Aug 27, 2019 at 10:15:39PM -, amano wrote: > *Most other distributions ship mawk at least in its last official > incarnation 1.3.4 in their repositories. Dickey lists AIX, Fedora, > FinkPorts (Mac OS X), FreeBSD port, Gentoo, HPUX, MacPorts (Mac OS X), > NetBSD pkgsrc/lang,

[Touch-packages] [Bug 1841654] Re: Replace mawk with gawk in main

2019-08-27 Thread amano
** Description changed: For POSIX compatibility reasons Ubuntu ships with mawk ("Mike's awk" = mawk) in main. There is an awk-symlink to mawk, thus mawk is the official awk implementation in Ubuntu. == Reasons against keeping mawk == *The mawk package is synced from debian and it

[Touch-packages] [Bug 1841654] Re: Replace mawk with gawk in main

2019-08-27 Thread amano
** Description changed: For POSIX compatibility reasons Ubuntu ships with mawk ("Mike's awk" = mawk) in main. There is an awk-symlink to mawk, thus mawk is the official awk implementation in Ubuntu. == Reasons against keeping mawk == *The mawk package is synced from debian and it

[Touch-packages] [Bug 1841654] Re: Replace mawk with gawk in main

2019-08-27 Thread amano
** Description changed: For POSIX compatibility reasons Ubuntu ships with mawk ("Mike's awk" = mawk) in main. There is an awk-symlink to mawk, thus mawk is the official awk implementation in Ubuntu. ==Reasons against mawk== *The mawk package is synced from debian and it is heavily

[Touch-packages] [Bug 1841654] Re: Replace mawk with gawk in main

2019-08-27 Thread amano
CCing Steve Langasek since he was the Debian mawk maintainer that Dickey called out in the link above. ** Description changed: - For POSIX compatibility reasons ships with mawk in main. There is an - awk-symlink to mawk, thus mawk is the official awk implementation - + For POSIX compatibility