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Re: Playing with code found on Perlmonks

by skx (Parson)
on Apr 14, 2008 at 11:53 UTC ( #680254=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Playing with code found on Perlmonks

This could be rewritten:

fname=`echo $fname|sed 's/~/\/home\/ben/g'`


fname=`echo $fname|perl -pe "s#~#$HOME#g"`

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Re^2: Playing with code found on Perlmonks
by oko1 (Deacon) on Apr 17, 2008 at 00:01 UTC

    Oh - I hadn't realized we were golfing. In Unix, as in Perl, TMTOWTDI.

    # Bourne shell and derivatives fname=`eval echo $fname` # Modern shells (e.g., Bash) fname=${fname/\~/$HOME}

    Your turn, m'sieu? :)

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