[CentOS] [OT] Bash help

Wed Oct 25 17:27:28 UTC 2017
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Warren Young wrote:
> On Oct 25, 2017, at 11:00 AM, Leroy Tennison <leroy at datavoiceint.com>
> wrote:
>> Although "not my question", thanks, I learned a lot about array
>> processing from your example.
> Yeah, it’s amazing how many obscure corners of the Bash language must be
> tapped to solve such a simple problem.  I count 7 features in that script
> that I almost never use, because I’d have just written this one in Perl if
> not required to write it in Bash by the OP.
Let me say this: among the many reasons I like *Nix: in any other o/s,
it's "how co I create this report, and it takes from 2 days to 2 weeks. In
*Nix, it's "of all the ways I can create this report, how would I *prefer*
to do it...."