Re: AWK to "C" translator

Amnon Cohen <>
27 Feb 1996 16:42:03 -0500

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From: Amnon Cohen <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 27 Feb 1996 16:42:03 -0500
Organization: Mercury Interactive
References: 96-02-250 96-02-271
Keywords: interpreter

Try using the mawk (available from GNU sites). It runs awk programs 5
x faster than the standard (Kerningham) implimentation.

- Amnon

Kirk Reisinger wrote:
> I am looking for a compiler/utility to convert AWK code to native
> code or "C" on a Sun Workstation.
> We need to speed up out current AWK program because it now takes
> 3 hours to complete with the added info comming through.
        Amnon Cohen
        Tel: +972 3 5388854, Fax: +972 3 5331617
        Mercury Interactive (Israel) Ltd P.O.B. 501, Or Yehuda 60218, Israel

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