Package gawk

The GNU version of the AWK text processing utility

The gawk package contains the GNU version of AWK text processing utility. AWK is
a programming language designed for text processing and typically used as a data
extraction and reporting tool.

The gawk utility can be used to do quick and easy text pattern matching,
extracting or reformatting. It is considered to be a standard Linux tool for
text processing.

General Commands
Command Description
awk alias for gawk
gawk pattern scanning and processing language
Library Functions
Library Function Description
filefuncs.3am provide some file related functionality to gawk
fnmatch.3am compare a string against a filename wildcard
fork.3am basic process management
inplace.3am emulate sed/perl/ruby in-place editing
ordchr.3am convert characters to strings and vice versa
readdir.3am directory input parser for gawk
readfile.3am return the entire contents of a file as a string
revoutput.3am Reverse output strings sample extension
revtwoway.3am Reverse strings sample two-way processor extension
rwarray.3am write and read gawk arrays to/from files
time.3am time functions for gawk