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Re: [opensuse-factory] Learning Perl (Was: Re: [opensuse-factory] tagmedia question)
  • From: Steffen Winterfeldt <snwint@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 5 May 2006 14:32:34 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.63.0605051430180.7458@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 5 May 2006, houghi wrote:

> On Fri, May 05, 2006 at 08:58:12AM +0200, Ulrich Windl wrote:
> > On 5 May 2006 at 4:20, houghi wrote:
> >
> > > I would love to have the tagmedia included into makeSUSEdvd, but I have NO
> > > idea how to do that. I can't read perl. :-(
> > >
> >
> > Actually it's a lot like C, and I use it where I used C before. I basically
> > learned (the essentials of) Perl in one week-end using some O'Reilly book.
>
> And you think that I understand C? :-)
>
> > I prefer Perl ove shell scripts a lot, because it has much more power, not to talk
> > of the debugger. Documentation ("man perlfunc" just for example) is quite good.
>
> I know it has a lot more power. It is just that I can't do it. I am not
> even good at Bash. :-)

perl comes with an extensive amount of documentation. Try 'man perl' for an
overview. And it is a language that is easy to get started with.


Steffen

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