Glibc Make Error - Pass 1, Chapter 5.7, LFS Book 6.6

Neal Murphy neal.p.murphy at alum.wpi.edu
Tue Jun 8 12:58:11 PDT 2010


On Tuesday 08 June 2010 11:48:52 Paul Rogers wrote:
> > mawk: scripts/gen-sorted.awk: line 19: regular expression compile failed
> > (bad class -- [], [^] or [)
> > /[^
> > mawk: scripts/gen-sorted.awk: line 19: syntax error at or near ]
> > mawk: scripts/gen-sorted.awk: line 19: runaway regular expression /, "",
>
> I've never used mawk, so I'm not familiar how similar it may be to gawk,
> but gawk is what the Host System Requirements specify.

mawk isn't all that compatible with original AKW awk. Yes, I'm still using my 
1988 edition of their AWK programming language book.





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