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Re: Unexpected result while constructing strings

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Unexpected result while constructing strings
Date: Sat, 30 Oct 2010 17:04:42 +0200
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Hermann Peifer <address@hidden> writes:

> Thanks for the pointer to the FAQ. Any idea about this one:
> $ gawk-stable/gawk 'BEGIN{ c++ ; print FS ++c }'
> 01

This is parsed as `(FS++) c', where (FS++) is 0 and c is 1.

> $ gawk-stable/gawk 'BEGIN{ c++ ; print (FS) ++c }'
>  2

Here " " (FS) is concatented with 2 (++c).


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