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Re: [PATCH] Require gawk at configure time

From: Darshit Shah
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Require gawk at configure time
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 20:42:45 +0100

* Jose E. Marchesi <address@hidden> [200128 20:06]:
> AC_PROG_AWK checks for any awk, doesn't it?
> What we require is an awk implementation that supports gensub.  It is a
> GNU extension, but implemented by other awks as well... just not all of
> them.
> The simplest solution would be to check for gawk, and fail if it is not
> found.
> The optimum solution would be to check at configure time whether $(AWK)
> supports gensub or not.

See attached patch

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