On Tue, 2006-01-24 at 15:32 +1300, David Nicholls wrote:
Unfortunately due to the nature of the scientific
program he is
interfacing with, shell script is it as far as I am aware.
I'll let you know how he goes.
Perhaps I'm horribly wrong, but wouldn't an ability to interface with a
shell script automatically imply an ability to interface with perl? Awk
and sed and such are all just applications themselves, called from the
script. Why would perl be different?