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Re^2: sed isn't working within a perl script

by nvivek (Vicar)
on Oct 19, 2012 at 10:37 UTC ( #999903=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: sed isn't working within a perl script
in thread sed isn't working within a perl script

I don't want to include new module to do this stuff. That's why, I preferred system function with sed command. Reason is I am going to add this stuff in 1000 lines of code which does other operation.
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Re^3: sed isn't working within a perl script
by Anonymous Monk on Oct 19, 2012 at 11:48 UTC

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[perldigious]: Being the ignorant one, my initial reaction to that is, "that's sort of a dick move, a lot of people like me expect column names like that to stay the same, why the hell would you change them like that for seemingly no good reason?"
[perldigious]: Or is my irritation/ frustration well founded?
[Corion]: perldigious: That seems to be more the export and likely it's the recipients of that export that like the titles changes
[Corion]: ... "changed"
[Corion]: I usually expect fixed header names, but am sometimes lenient in the order of columns. But changing the report titles often sounds to me as if you are not the sole consument of the export ;)
[shmem]: perldigious: as always - if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Ther must be a very compelling reason for changing column names in a database. Those are rare.
[Corion]: If you have whitespace in the column names in the database, whap the DBAs ;)

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