This section covers installation and usage of
gawk on x86 machines
running MS-DOS, any version of MS-Windows, or OS/2.
In this section, the term “Windows32”
refers to any of Microsoft Windows-95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP/Vista/7.
The limitations of MS-DOS (and MS-DOS shells under Windows32 or OS/2) has meant
that various “DOS extenders” are often used with programs such as
gawk. The varying capabilities of Microsoft Windows 3.1
and Windows32 can add to the confusion. For an overview of the
considerations, please refer to README_d/README.pc in the
|• PC Binary Installation:||Installing a prepared distribution.|
|• PC Compiling:||Compiling |
|• PC Testing:||Testing |
|• PC Using:||Running |
|• Cygwin:||Building and running |
|• MSYS:||Using |