|AWK to C? firstname.lastname@example.org (1994-02-23)|
|Re: AWK to C? email@example.com (1994-02-25)|
|Re: AWK to C? firstname.lastname@example.org (1994-02-26)|
|Re: AWK to C? email@example.com (1994-02-26)|
|Re: AWK to C? firstname.lastname@example.org (1994-03-03)|
|From:||email@example.com (Arnold Robbins)|
|Keywords:||C, translator, performance|
|Organization:||Georgia Institute of Technology|
|Date:||Thu, 3 Mar 1994 18:21:15 GMT|
Bob Olson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>Does anyone knows about a public-domain AWK to C translator?
>Another alternative is the awk to perl translator that comes with the
>perl distribution. I hear that the generated perl scripts are often faster
>than the original awk scripts.
Which leads me onto a tangent.
Has anyone compared the speed of perl to gawk or mawk? The two awks are
both much faster than either old or new Unix awk, and in many things mawk
is faster even than gawk. A mawk vs. perl comparison would be very
interesting, to me anyway.
Arnold Robbins --- Continuing Education, College of Computing
Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA 30332-0280 Phone: +1 404 894 9214 (has voice mail)
E-mail: email@example.com FAX: +1 404 853 9378
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