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Re: New perl package



You (Guy Maor) wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Apr 1996, Ian Jackson wrote:
> 
> > Please don't do this !  Configure it to think that csh isn't
> > available.  You can't make an vital package like Perl depend on an
> > optional one like csh ...
> 
> I'm not sure if this is possible.  perl uses csh to do its globbing.  I
> wonder if it could just be changed to use bash?  The globbing isn't
> completely compatible though.

I see 2 better solutions, using the "glob.c" from wu-ftpd. That source file
says "C-shell glob for random programs".

o Link glob.c with perl directly
o create an external "glob" program (/usr/bin/cshglob) that perl
  and any other programs can call.

I prefer the first solution..

Mike.
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