language: awk


Language:
LISP, awk
Package:
A Lisp interpreter in awk
Version:
?
Parts:
Interpreter, library, reference, example (ELIZA, tail-recursive Scheme interpreter (with library and examples))
Author:
Darius Bacon <djello@well.sf.ca.us>
Location:
alt.sources (May 31, 1994)
Description:
A relatively simple interpreter (no garbage collection or tail recursion) implemented in AWK. Variables have dynamic scope, but with a single namespace. Scheme names used for primitives and special forms.
Updated:
May 31st, 1994

Language:
perl, awk, sed, find
Package:
a2p, s2p, find2perl
Version:
?
Parts:
translators(->perl)
Author:
Larry Wall
Location:
comes with perl
Description:
translators to turn awk, sed, and find programs into perl programs.
Updated:
?

Language:
awk (new)
Package:
GNU awk (gawk)
Version:
2.15.6
Parts:
interpreter, documentation
Author:
David Trueman <david@cs.dal.ca> and Arnold Robbins <arnold@cc.gatech.edu>
Location:
ftp://gatekeeper.dec.com/gawk-2.15.tar.Z or any other GNU archive site
Description:
a pattern-directed language for massaging text files
Conformance:
superset of (old, V7) awk including some Plan 9 features
Ports:
unix, msdos:msc5.1
Status:
activly developed
Updated:
March 9th, 1995

Language:
awk (new)
Package:
mawk
Version:
1.2beta
Parts:
interpreter
Author:
Mike Brennan <brennan@bcsaic.boeing.com>
Location:
ftp://oxy.edu/public/mawk*
Description:
a pattern-directed language for massaging text files
Conformance:
superset of (old, V7) awk
Features:
  • RS can be a regular expression
  • faster than most new awks
Ports:
sun3,sun4:sunos4.0.3 vax:bsd4.3,ultrix4.1 stardent3000:sysVR3 decstation:ultrix4.1 msdos:turboC++
Status:
actively developed
Contact:
Mike Brennan <brennan@bcsaic.boeing.com>
Updated:
December 16th, 1994

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