[CentOS] perl one-liner issue
Joseph L. Casale
jcasale at activenetwerx.com
Wed Mar 16 22:21:05 UTC 2011
>The problem is trying to pass valid Perl though the bash shell . There
>is an insane amount of interaction between all the escapings involved in
>this specific pattern. The hard problem is getting bash to *not* change
>what you are passing to Perl before Perl sees it.
As I have noticed:)
>After enough poking and prodding you'll get something like this (after
>giving up on getting bash to not molest the ' characters before passing
>them to Perl):
Yup, saw some notes like this, I ended up cheating with a couple of greedy
backreferences on both sides of the simple part of the match. Not exactly
error proof, but sufficient.
>Is there some reason you can't use a straight Perl script instead of
>using bash to run a perl one liner?
Dunno, just always seen one liners in the %install section to fixup things
not adjustable by configure statements...
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