Installing Mawk

Installation of Mawk

Install Mawk by running the following commands:

root:mawk-1.3.3# ./configure
root:mawk-1.3.3# make
root:mawk-1.3.3# make BINDIR=/usr/bin \
> MANDIR=/usr/share/man/man1 install
root:mawk-1.3.3# cd /usr/bin
root:bin# ln -s mawk awk


The Mawk package contains the mawk program.



Mawk is an interpreter for the AWK Programming Language. The AWK language is useful for manipulation of data files, text retrieval and processing, and for prototyping and experimenting with algorithms.