[PATCH] remove gawk in favor of nawk

Eirik Nygaard eirikn at kerneled.com
Fri Apr 9 05:46:39 PDT 2004

On Thu, Apr 08, 2004 at 06:46:10PM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :> anything more to add.. i guess no :)
> :
> :forgot something. removing gawk will save tremendous 2.5 MB (according to 
> :du -h -d0 contrib/awk) of hdd space + size of gawk executable (which i
> :cannot measure anymore..).
> :
> :~ibotty
>    Oh, well!  2.5 MB.  wow!  And lets not forget the whole 2 or 3 seconds
>    worth of buildworld compile time it saves too!
>    All right, all right... approved.  Somebody with commit privs go ahead and
>    patch this in, make sure that buildworld still works with the gawk
>    binary removed, and then commit it.   If nobody gets to it remind me in
>    a week and all mow it down.

I can do this, will do it either when I get home from The Gathering (a
computer-party) or when I have some free time here.

Matt: Could you remove the gawk source from the cvs tree when I have
commited the patch? No need to keep that in the history, in my opinion.

Eirik Nygaard
eirikn at xxxxxxxxxxxx    Never let a computer know you're in a hurry.
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