19150Re: [LINUX_Newbies] Script Help Required, please.
- Dec 2, 2004On Wed, 1 Dec 2004 20:24:16 +0000
ed <ed@...> wrote:
> > > Learn bash and it will become the highlight of your days.True, but I can appreciate a good job well done, so I take your meaning.
> > Well, I wouldn't go that far..... :-)
> You have not experienced the deep joy(tm) of dropping some kung-foo
> script into a working system and see it spawn off a dozen carefully
> selected tasks, auto-magically.
> I think half the power of bash is in utils like grep sed and tr.I can see that they are, yes. Sadly, most of the info I have about them
> They're VERY powerful and well worth learning:
leaves a lot to be desired. One day, a Google session is in order, I
> MP3PLAYER="My favourite mp3 player is WINAMP"Indeed, I do.
> echo `echo $MP3PLAYER | sed 's/WINAMP/XMMS/'`
> The above does not qualify for deep joy (tm) but I'm sure you get the
/ ) "The blindingly obvious is
/ _)rad never immediately apparent"
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