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Is this a bug?

From: Dominik Smogór
Subject: Is this a bug?
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2004 17:50:24 +0200
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Hello everyone.
the following script:

BEGIN {RS="kk"}

eats up the last character from any file that doesn't end with \n and pastes 
endline character instead.

I'm not awk expert and I don't know if this is expected behaviour (at least 
not for me :) ).

I attached a test case.


1. I ran gawk on an updated debian unstable using gawk 3.1.3, without any 
additional options.
2. In case it isn't a common practice on this list please CC me in the 

Attachment: eat.awk
Description: Text document

Attachment: foo
Description: Text document

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