Extension Example (The GNU Awk User’s Guide)
17.6 Example: Some File Functions
No matter where you go, there you are.
— Buckaroo Banzai
Two useful functions that are not in
chdir() (so that an
awk program can change its directory) and
stat() (so that an
awk program can gather information about a file). In order to illustrate the API in action, this section implements these functions for
gawk in an extension.
|• Internal File Description||What the new functions will do.|
|• Internal File Ops||The code for internal file operations.|
|• Using Internal File Ops||How to use an external extension.|