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Date:      Tue, 3 Jul 2007 21:17:16 -0600
From:      Chad Perrin <perrin@apotheon.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: The worst error message in history belongs to... BIND9!
Message-ID:  <20070704031716.GB39459@demeter.hydra>
In-Reply-To: <468b072c.U1AQhNvKe3aLmLhT%perryh@pluto.rain.com>
References:  <200707031344.l63DiEbo098703@dc.cis.okstate.edu> <20070703163610.GA6012@ayn.mi.celestial.com> <468b072c.U1AQhNvKe3aLmLhT%perryh@pluto.rain.com>

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On Tue, Jul 03, 2007 at 07:34:20PM -0700, perryh@pluto.rain.com wrote:
> > >> This is actually just the difference between sh and bash ...
> > >
> > >differences in, say, arithmetic handling and loops can sometimes
> > >mean rewriting parts of shell scripts depending on whether it is
> > >going to run in BSD or Linux.
> >
> > That's a major argument for doing things in python or perl as
> > they are consistent across all platforms ...
> 
> If one is going to require the installation of something that may
> not be part of a base system, that something might as well be bash :)

Isn't Perl part of the base system these days?

-- 
CCD CopyWrite Chad Perrin [ http://ccd.apotheon.org ]
Amazon.com interview candidate: "When C++ is your hammer, everything starts
to look like your thumb."



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