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awk with no input file or pipe input

awk with no input file or pipe input


is there a way to tell awk $0 is what is on variable?

having this:
$ awk -va="5,10,111" 'BEGIN{print a}'

get output:
111 5 10

awk -F\, -va="5,10,111" ....

RE: awk with no input file or pipe input


Not sure where are you stuck. You only need to assign the desired value to $0 and Awk will immediately process it :

CODE --> line

master # awk -F, -va="5,10,111" 'BEGIN{$0 = a; print "last field of", NF, "has value", $NF}'
last field of 3 has value 111 


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