Re: weird pipe behaviour!
On Sun, Dec 26, 1999 at 09:50:06PM +1100, Craig Sanders wrote:
> scripting in csh/tcsh is a bad idea. tcsh may make a decent interactive
> shell(*) but it should not be used as a scripting language. use zsh instead
> if you insist on a c-like scripting language. even better, use perl.
> alternatively, just use sh/bash for small or simple scripts and perl or
> python or C (or whatever) for more complex stuff.
Agreed. tcsh script is ugly, and I never use it (except on scripts
I need to source). posix or perl instead.
> (*) IMO it's not even that good as an interactive shell. both bash and
> zsh are much better.
Maybe, but old habits die hard.
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB. CCs of replies on mailing lists are welcome.