On Sun, Sep 09, 2007 at 08:44:07PM +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote:
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> Gary Kline wrote:
> > Do any of you gents know if there is a converter that turns
> > Bo[u]rne (:-)) shell into perl? Years ago there was
> > commericalware (i Think) that took /bin/sh to C. Maybe Ii'm
> > mis-remembering. I've googled aroud and find zip, so maybe I
> > was in some kind of coma-zone.
> I believe that just such a converter is well known in the perl
> community. His name is Tom Christiansen IIRC.
The name is familiar, of course... . Guess I'll re-google:)
(FWIW, I fund a csh2sh.pl script that is years old. Not sure
of the copyright, but it has to be online orin some archive.)
I've only written several score of perl scripts; < 150.
/bin/shell into the low thousands.
Good show, Matthew!
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