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Re: non portable sed scripts

From: Stepan Kasal
Subject: Re: non portable sed scripts
Date: Tue, 23 May 2006 14:18:37 +0200
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On Mon, May 22, 2006 at 09:12:48PM -0700, Tim Rice wrote:
> OSR5 awk has an input record limit of 3K bytes.
> UW7 awk has an input record limit of 5K
> And the awk string limit -- 401 limit in OSR5, 5K limit in UW7.

the string limit is for literal strings in code, right?
It's 399 for AIX awk.

That means we will have to pass the AC_SUBSTed values via an input

The limit for record size means that no line nor substituted value
can be bigger than 3K on OSR5.  I think that is a reasonable limit.


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