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Release Notes: This release adds several new features for compatibility with gawk and BWK awk, including a length() function for arrays, strftime(), and related functions. It also makes mawk's builtin random number generator optional, permitting use of the system's functions.

Release Notes: This release implements gawk's "nextfile" feature, adds "/dev/stdin" as an alias for stdin (already aliased to "-"), fixes an overflow check used to distinguish between large numbers and strings, improves debugging traces and memory-leak checking, and adds various other bugfixes and portability improvements.

Release Notes: Parsing of the -W option was modified to make it more useful in the #-line of scripts. A port to OpenSolaris was made. There were many fixes and improvements for built-in regular expressions.

Release Notes: This release supports nulls in the field-separator pattern. It improves the performance of associative arrays via a new hashing function. It has other fixes/improvements.


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