Re: CONFIG_KPROBES=y build requires gawk

From: Al Viro
Date: Wed Dec 16 2009 - 20:19:43 EST

On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 03:56:17PM -0800, Andrew Isaacson wrote:
> With CONFIG_KPROBES=y on Ubuntu 9.10 x86_64 default install, I get the
> following:
> Error: Your awk doesn't support charactor-class.
> Please try to use gawk.

Aside of the incorrect suggestion (you need not just gawk, you need that
thing installed as awk), the use of GNUisms in there is actually pointless
since encoding is bloody fixed.
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