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Re: sccs2rcs to perl


From: Michael Sterrett -Mr. Bones.-
Subject: Re: sccs2rcs to perl
Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2002 18:40:03 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 7 Mar 2002, Greg A. Woods wrote:

> I removed csh from almost all of my systems long ago.

Ah, I envy you. :-) I refuse to ignore the package dependencies on my
systems though...

> I still have no interest in re-writing sccs2rcs into perl though....  :-)

Well, I did it for two reasons:

    1. the package dependencies (which I guess you don't mind ;-))
    2. I have a bunch of SCCS directories I need to convert to RCS and the
       csh version of the script is way too slow.

> (I don't think I would ever use sccs2rcs.csh either -- I'd write my own
> conversion tool in POSIX shell if I had to, even though it would be
> trivial for me to either install csh again or find a machine where it is
> still present and working....)

Ah, someone who dislikes csh even more than I do.

<Chop my suggestion that sccs2rcs be removed from the cvs distribution>
> 
> I wouldn't have any objection to that!  ;-)

Great!  Two votes for...

Michael Sterrett
  -Mr. Bones.-
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