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Linux in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition by Aaron Weber, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever

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Name

function

Synopsis

                  function 
                  name
                  (
                  parameter-list
                  ) {
                  statements
                  }
               

Create name as a user-defined function consisting of gawk statements that apply to the specified list of parameters. Gawk accepts func as a synonymn for function.

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