Gawk 4.0 Is A Major New Release
Besides releasing libgcrypt 1.5 this week, another GNU project has been updated. Gawk 4.0.0 has been officially released as a major update to this popular free software utility. Gawk 4.0.0 presents several new end-user features along with revamped internals.
Among the changes for Gawk 4.0.0 are argument changes to several functions, a new sandbox option, support for indirect function calls, switch/case is now enabled by default, support for IPv6, internal byte code changes resulting in possibly better performance, support for arrays of arrays, many code clean-ups, and various other work.
For those interested in Gawk 4.0, see the release announcement on the GNU-info mailing list.
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