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

Karl Auer kauer at
Sun Feb 28 01:20:57 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-02-27 at 23:53 +0000, Steve Flynn wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 6:12 PM, Doug Robinson <dkrr at> wrote:
> >> tr | fold fails as with "Invalid number". Manual page mages no
> >> reference to a maximum value, oddly enough.
> > I cannot find 'Invalid number' in either src.
> Pretty sure it was fold.

If a library routine was used to parse an integer, the library may have
issued the error message, or made it available. I.e., the error message
may not be in the fold source itself.

Regards, K.

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