[sf-perl] Embedded Perl in a Korn shell program

Quinn Weaver quinn at fairpath.com
Fri May 11 15:38:07 PDT 2007

On Fri, May 11, 2007 at 03:27:40PM -0700, Loo, Peter # PHX wrote:
> Here is what I am doing:
> YYYYMMDD is a value retrieved from a file.  This file contains the date
> of a previously processed file date.

Sounds like you're pushing some pretty complicated syntax and
semantics into a flat file.  Of course, I don't know if you have
Korn-specific stuff in there, but... have you considered using a
relational database instead?

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