Re: VI Wisdom

From: George (greerga@CIRCLEMUD.ORG)
Date: 03/29/98

On Sat, 28 Mar 1998, C^2 wrote:

>Actually, the solution would depend on your skills.  An alternative to
>coding db.c would be to write a sed or awk script.  Both of these are
>actually quite easy to use and extremely powerful.  I would suggest the
>book unix in a nutshell for anyone who does any work in the unix
>environment.  I was forced to do shell scripting in my c++ class and found
>that extremely powerful scripts can be writen in less than 15 minutes.
>Hope this helps give you some alternatives.

The db.c change will be < 10 lines (typically) and you don't need to debug
a separate script or keep it around to convert zones later.

(I've done the changes many times, it's simple.)

George Greer  -   | Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity | is not thus handicapped. -- Elbert Hubbard

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