Firewalling 90% complete & tested, questions about writing tone
cbxbiker at comcast.net
Wed Apr 28 15:43:35 PDT 2004
Bill's LFS Login wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Apr 2004, Dagmar d'Surreal wrote:
>>I'll also add that anyone who doesn't like two-space tabs can bite me.
>>The for loops wind up getting really, really deeply nested and there's
>>no way the support script will ever be formattable within 80 columns
>>unless two-space tabs are used (without making it unreadable, which is
>>Never again will I write anything like this in bash script. Many times
>>I came very close to throwing the support code out and rewriting it in
>>perl (which would have taken about three hours total). Anyone know of a
>>recipe for doing getopts style parsing for bash functions?
Not intending to be too smug, but perl doesn't belong on a real
firewall. You made the right choice the first time.
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