Review request: 8006933: Need to use nawk on Solaris to avoid awk limitations

Dmitry Samersoff dmitry.samersoff at
Fri Jan 25 14:25:22 UTC 2013


It might be better to remove AWK completely

$(FIND) . -type f | sed 's!\./!$3 : $4/!g' > $5

or ever

find . -type f -printf "$3%s : $4\n"


On 2013-01-25 14:36, Tim Bell wrote:
> Here is the bug report:
> Use nawk instead of awk to avoid "awk: string too long near line 1"
> errors when running idlj in corba.  For new 'build-infra' style builds,
> this needs to be fixed in common/makefiles/IdlCompilation.gmk
> The errors are seen if the path to the build directory in the source
> tree is too long, greater than ~92.
> Thanks in advance for any feedback.
> Tim

Dmitry Samersoff
Oracle Java development team, Saint Petersburg, Russia
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