IGAWK(1) Utility Commands IGAWK(1)
igawk – gawk with include files
igawk [ all gawk options ] -f program-file [ — ] file …
igawk [ all gawk options ] [ — ] program-text file …
Igawk is a simple shell script that adds the ability to have “include
files” to gawk.
AWK programs for igawk are the same as for gawk, except that, in addi‐
tion, you may have lines like
in your program to include the file getopt.awk from either the current
directory or one of the other directories in the search path.
See gawk for a full description of the AWK language and the options
that gawk supports.
cat << EOF > test.awk
while (getopt(ARGC, ARGV, “am:q”) != -1)
igawk -f test.awk
Effective AWK Programming, Edition 1.0, published by the Free Software
Arnold Robbins (email@example.com).
Free Software Foundation Nov 3 1999 IGAWK(1)