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ax_check_awk_variable_value_pairs

Synopsis

   AX_CHECK_AWK_VARIABLE_VALUE_PAIRS([ACTION-IF-SUCCESS],[ACTION-IF-FAILURE])

Description

Check if AWK supports variable=value pairs ($AWK ’<PROGRAM>’ var=val). If successful execute ACTION-IF-SUCCESS otherwise ACTION-IF-FAILURE.

This work is heavily based upon testawk.sh script by Heiner Steven. You should find his script (and related works) at <http://www.shelldorado.com/articles/awkcompat.html>. Thanks to Alessandro Massignan for his suggestions and extensive nawk tests on FreeBSD.

Source Code

Download the latest version of ax_check_awk_variable_value_pairs.m4 or browse the macro’s revision history.

License

Copyright © 2009 Francesco Salvestrini salvestrini@users.sourceforge.net

Copying and distribution of this file, with or without modification, are permitted in any medium without royalty provided the copyright notice and this notice are preserved. This file is offered as-is, without any warranty.