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+This file describes limits of gawk on a Unix system (although it
+is variable even then). Non-Unix systems may have other limits.
+# of fields in a record: MAX_INT
+Length of input record: MAX_INT
+Length of output record: unlimited
+Size of a field: MAX_INT
+Size of a printf string: MAX_INT
+Size of a literal string: MAX_INT
+Characters in a character class: 2^(# of bits per byte)
+# of file redirections: unlimited
+# of pipe redirections: min(# of processes per user, # of open files)
+double-precision floating point
+Length of source line: unlimited