There are two ways to get GNU software:
gawkfrom the Internet host
ftp.gnu.org, in the directory /gnu/gawk. Both anonymous
httpaccess are supported. If you have the
wgetprogram, you can use a command like the following:
The GNU software archive is mirrored around the world. The up-to-date list of mirror sites is available from the main FSF website. Try to use one of the mirrors; they will be less busy, and you can usually find one closer to your site.
You may also retrieve the
gawk source code from the official
Git repository; for more information see Accessing The Source.