6.9. Gawk-5.3.0

The Gawk package contains programs for manipulating text files.

Approximate build time: 0.1 SBU
Required disk space: 47 MB

6.9.1. Installation of Gawk

First, ensure some unneeded files are not installed:

sed -i 's/extras//' Makefile.in

Prepare Gawk for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/usr   \
            --host=$LFS_TGT \

Compile the package:


Install the package:

make DESTDIR=$LFS install

Details on this package are located in Section 8.60.2, “Contents of Gawk.”