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Mar 01: Michael Sanders demos an X-windows GUI for AWK.

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Awk on Android

Recently, on comp.lang.awk, Michael Sanders asked:

    Is gawk (or a reasonable version of awk) available for Google's Android? How about Nokia's N900?

    It is available for Nokia's N810 (as part of busybox) and, I would hope for the N900.

Martin Cohen answers:

    Well, it looks like maybe it is. I did another Google search for "awk android" and this was one of the results: Downloading File: /43862/awk4j-1.6.1-android-src.zip - awk4j (AWK ...

    When I followed the link, I got the file awk4j-1.6.1-android-src.zip - when I unpacked it there were a number of files including a directory called "Sample" with a number of awk programs (with odd characters at the end of each line - I opened them in emacs) and a files named "awk4jAndroid.apk" which is, I guess, awk for Android (duh!).

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