|author||Warner Losh <imp@FreeBSD.org>||2021-07-30 23:04:53 +0000|
|committer||Warner Losh <imp@FreeBSD.org>||2021-07-30 23:04:53 +0000|
RELNOTES: add notes about awk updates
Direct commit to stable/13 to note user-visible changes in the awk update. Sponsored by: Netflix
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@@ -10,6 +10,20 @@ newline. Entries should be separated by a newline.
Changes to this file should not be MFCed.
+ One True Awk has been updated to the latest from upstream
+ (20210215). All the FreeBSD patches, but one, have now been
+ either up streamed or discarded. Notable changes include:
+ o Locale is no longer used for ranges
+ o Various bugs fixed
+ o Better compatibility with gawk and mawk
+ The one FreeBSD change, likely to be removed in FreeBSD 14, is that
+ we still allow hex numbers, prefixed with 0x, to be parsed and
+ interpreted as hex numbers while all other awks (including one
+ true awk now) interpret them as 0 in line with awk's historic
Change the default minor version used for an NFSv4 mount
to the highest minor version supported by the NFSv4 server.