[Toybox] awk seen in the wild

Ed Maste emaste at freebsd.org
Fri Jul 8 18:01:36 PDT 2016

On 8 July 2016 at 16:36, enh <enh at google.com> wrote:
> https://github.com/android-ndk/ndk/issues/133#issuecomment-231318129
> is the first time in about a decade i've seen awk more complicated
> than "print $2" in the wild...
>   readelf -sW toolkit/library/libxul.so |grep FUNC |awk '$2 ~ /[048c]$/ {print}'
> ruins my genius plan to "implement" an awk that only supports "print
> $(\d+)"... :-)

Heh. If you want some contemporary "more complicated" samples there
are 85 awk scripts in the FreeBSD tree that should serve that purpose.

Here's a few interesting ones for your amusement:

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