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For those interested in a non-Perl-based approach to this problem, I have a set of bash/ksh functions


that allow you to manipulate path variables in various ways. (which are idempotent addition of paths, deletion of paths based on regex match, path uniquification, and path editing via your favourite editor)

They can be downloaded from

They're in the public domain so you can do what you like with them.

Steve Collyer

In reply to Re: Perl Path Editor for Unix by scollyer
in thread Perl Path Editor for Unix by 5p1d3r

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