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Bug#861343: debootstrap: hardcodes mawk as awk provider

Package: debootstrap
Version: 1.0.89
Severity: normal

It might be useful for Debian or derivatives to change the default awk
provider, which currently is mawk - a package that has de facto been
unmaintained in Debian for several years.  The original-awk package is
in my experience considerably less buggy and similarly small.

However, all the scripts/* files in debootstrap currently hardcode mawk,
making it impossible to swap the priorities of mawk and original-awk
without instantly breaking debootstrap. :-(

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 9.0
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (101, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.9.24-nouveau (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages debootstrap depends on:
ii  wget  1.19.1-3

Versions of packages debootstrap recommends:
ii  debian-archive-keyring  2014.3
ii  gnupg                   2.1.18-6

debootstrap suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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