[CentOS] [OT] Bash help

Wed Oct 25 17:37:25 UTC 2017
Leroy Tennison <leroy at datavoiceint.com>

No kidding, but in that "other OS" the answer to the question "how can I create that report" is usually "You can't unless you spend money for a third-party application".

----- Original Message -----
From: "m roth" <m.roth at 5-cent.us>
To: "centos" <centos at centos.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 12:27:28 PM
Subject: Re: [CentOS] [OT] Bash help

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...."

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