Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Thu Mar 14 09:02:41 PST 2002

On Wed, Mar 13, 2002 at 06:03:27PM -0700, Richard Jenniss wrote:
> I noticed this script in the LFS commands tarball,
> Is it necessary?

We've switched to gawk now (in the CVS book), but yes an awk implementation
(either mawk gawk or something else) is needed to get certain packages
compiled, most importantly Glibc. But there are more packages. Check the
dependency lists in the book to find out which packages require mawk

Gerard Beekmans

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