Re: cron job to clean out old cat pages
>>>>> "Ian" == Ian McCloghrie <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Ian> In general, no, perl should not be a required utility.
Ian> However, if system config/whatever scripts end up getting
Ian> written in perl, then it would have to be required :)
Ian> (and yes, I think perl is a viable option for writing admin
Ian> scripts. That's the sort of thing it was intended for, and
Ian> it's quite good at it.)
Perhaps we might break with tradition and add this as a regular
package? It is a very powerful and useful tool, and people who do
not know about it might then get exposed to perl as opposed to writing
it in awk. :) Anyway, just asking for opinions.