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Re: Unix shell versus Perl

by DrHyde (Prior)
on Feb 19, 2008 at 10:31 UTC ( #668768=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Unix shell versus Perl

Writing portable perl scripts is hard too.

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Re^2: Unix shell versus Perl
by amarquis (Curate) on Feb 19, 2008 at 15:18 UTC

    Portable anything is difficult, the question is how difficult.

    If you give me the option of porting a shell script and a Perl script to a win32 environment, I'll take Perl. It's still not a fun job, but at least it isn't a painful job.

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