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Re: [SLUG] Scripting literature suggestions
- To: Jill Rowling <Rowling@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Scripting literature suggestions
- From: Conrad Parker <conradp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon Oct 30 19:44:00 2000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Wed, Oct 25, 2000 at 03:29:56PM +1100, Jill Rowling wrote:
> Has appendices specifically covering scripting and Linux systems. The
> version I have (2nd ed, can't remember what reprint!) is set around the
> beginning of last year however shell scripting hasn't changed much and the
> concepts are still valid.
"set around the beginning of last year", like it's a story?
It was a dark and stormy night in February of 1999. A scream
of pain echoed down the corridors of the old computer laboratory.
Aaron was glaring at his console, his fingers white and numb from
furiously typing the same commands over and over again.
"I wish there was some way to automate this task!", he
Jill, wise in the ways of the scriptfish, walked over to help.
"You should write a script for it :)", she offered.
"A script?", asked Aaron innocently.
"Yes, I'll show you how."