[oclug] ...and speaking of awk...
skud at e-smith.com
Sun Feb 25 14:47:12 EST 2001
On Sat, Feb 24, 2001 at 10:20:38AM -0800, Francis Pinteric wrote:
> --- Jonathan Earle <jearle at nortelnetworks.com> wrote:
> > > From: Joe Burpee [mailto:jeb at burkby.com]
> > >
> > > nslookup 126.96.36.199 2>/dev/null |
> > > sed -n 's/^Name: *\([^.]*\).*/\1/p'
> > Oh God...! that'll take me a while to pull apart. Quite the
> > regex... and it
> > works... dunno why, yet. :)
> Now isn't that better? See how simply things are to do when you use
> the basic tools that come with Linux. Perl has it's place, but why
> add bloat when you don't need to?
I hate to break it to you, but Perl is one of the basic tools that comes
with my version of Linux at least :)
Kirrily "Skud" Robert
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skud at infotrope.net (home)
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