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Re: but I want the GNU versions of packages

This one time, at band camp, Dan Jacobson <jidanni@jidanni.org> wrote:
> Last year I discovered mawk sitting there until I banished it away with
> apt-get install gawk.

Mawk is smaller and faster, so it makes sense that it's the default 
awk for a base system. Even in the GNU installer packages for the Hurd, 
the default awk is mawk rather than gawk.

"Man is the only creature capable of hating itself" -- Governor of Japan 
in The End of Evangelion

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