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6.3.2 Variable Typing and Comparison Expressions
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Unlike other programming languages,
awk variables do not have a
fixed type. Instead, they can be either a number or a string, depending
upon the value that is assigned to them.
We look now at how variables are typed, and how
|22.214.171.124 String Type Versus Numeric Type||String type versus numeric type.|
|126.96.36.199 Comparison Operators||The comparison operators.|
|188.8.131.52 String Comparison With POSIX Rules||String comparison with POSIX rules.|
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