AWK experts - how would I code around this in awk...

Karl Auer kauer at
Fri Feb 19 13:18:41 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-02-19 at 20:52 +0800, Chan Chung Hang Christopher wrote:
> For performance, it is C, awk and then perl/python...hmm...not sure 
> where php sits.

Perhaps in a general sense.

For this particular problem, it is likely that the differences are
pretty minimal; the program will almost certainly be IO bound rather
than CPU bound. It looks like this is a one-off task, for which, in
general, savings are to be had in swift development rather than swift

Regards, K.

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