[TUHS] A man easter-egg (gimme gimme gimme)

arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Thu Nov 23 02:11:04 AEST 2017


Ian Zimmerman <itz at very.loosely.org> wrote:

> On 2017-11-22 01:48, arnold at skeeve.com wrote:
>
> > Try:
> > 
> > 	gawk --nostalgia
>
> ~$ gawk --nostalgia
> awk: bailing out near line 1
> Aborted
>
> Maybe it still needs a program?

No, that was the joke. Early Unix awk used to say exactly that
message, on almost any problem, often followed by a core dump.

(I never claimed the easter egg was non-lame.)

Arnold


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