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Re: Perl and other issues

On Sun, 27 Feb 1994, Robert Sanders wrote:
> > > 5) If the idea of rewriting dpkg in perl is still alive, I may be able to...
> > 
> > C is much better for this specific task, I think.
> Since it has to be small and fit on a bootdisk along with a shell, yes.  Otherwise, 
> perl is a strong contender.

Isn't there a very small perl script that can be used as an interactive 
shell? Which would mean that perl could fit on a bootdisk instead of a shell?

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