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Re^2: Need crash course in PERL!

by tantarbobus (Hermit)
on Aug 27, 2008 at 01:46 UTC ( #707038=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Need crash course in PERL!
in thread Need crash course in PERL!

Wow 45K for 2 lines of code. That beats my record of 2K for 10 lines ;)

#!/usr/local/bin/perl -w `sqlplus_script $argv[0]`

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Re^3: Need crash course in PERL!
by Your Mother (Bishop) on Aug 27, 2008 at 05:30 UTC

    We got quoted $15K from a support contractor for what ended up one line of Perl: in-place edit preserving file modification times. I unfortunately made my hourly wage for 30 minutes. Though it was really more than fair since another hacker gave me the one-liner. :) So I was essentially paid for knowing who to ask.

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