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Re: CVS update: subversion/subversion/tests/clients/cmdline README common.sh

From: B. W. Fitzpatrick <fitz_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2001-03-27 02:40:42 CEST

> Did we decide on Perl or Python? :-)
>
> I'll reiterate my position of trying to stick with /bin/sh and awk. Those
> two tools are quite portable. Worst case, maybe a .BAT file for Windows in
> place of the /bin/sh. But the awk scripts are definitely easy, portable, and
> devoid of religious fervor :-)
>
> If awk is disagreeable, then I'd recommend a small Perl harness (it is more
> suitable to spawning subprocesses, piping, and filtering than Python).

+1

-Fitz
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:26 2006

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