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Re: Perl for admin tasks

by belg4mit (Prior)
on Feb 09, 2002 at 17:52 UTC ( #144377=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Perl for admin tasks

I don't know what the big deal about adminstration capabilities is, automation pffshhh is that some kind of cartoon made with cars?

Seriously though, while I guess I do technically use it to automate some things more often than not I'm either using at as the Pathologically Eclectic Rubbish Lister or as a "shell script" on steroids.

Of course it makes a lot more sense for [gs]et.* and crypt to exist in the context of automation and adminstration ;-).

perl -pe "s/\b;([st])/'\1/mg"

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