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Re: [Bacula-devel] new catalog backup script


Allan Black wrote:
> Kern Sibbald wrote:
>> I suspect that awk would be much more portable on Unix systems.
> 
> Yes, but not necessarily the same version of awk, unfortunately.
> GNU/Linux tends to have new awk, whereas other, particularly
> commercial versions of UNIX (e.g. Solaris) retain the old awk,
> because replacing it would break customer scripts (or 3rd party
> software).
> 
> I frequently have to edit scripts or Makefiles developed on Linux,
> and replace "awk" with "nawk" to make them work on Solaris.

awk -> nawk should be OK.  That's just a one line change.  We will test 
this on our supported systems to be sure it works.

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