Re: [dev] [sbase] missing tool - awk

From: Alba Pompeo <>
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2016 09:06:05 -0200

I understood that sbase would create its own awk and ignore OTA. But
the idea is to not have an awk and just point to OTA? Just like
there's no sh and suckless just points to mksh? This is what I was
suggesting from the start, so if this is the case I'm regret the

On Sat, Feb 20, 2016 at 9:00 AM, Martti K├╝hne <> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 20, 2016 at 11:36 AM, Alba Pompeo <> wrote:
>> What I mean is, wouldn't it be duplicated work to create your own awk
>> when there's already a good version out there? Or is there something
>> wrong with bwk's One True Awk?
> That's more or less what Dimitris said. Why should suckless maintain a
> copy of OTA, if OTA just can be built on the system where you want it?
> How's duplicating one effort removing duplication in another?
> cheers!
> mar77i
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