Scripting question, [small programming question
Robert P. J. Day
rpjday at mindspring.com
Wed May 25 10:35:55 UTC 2005
On Wed, 25 May 2005, Paul Howarth wrote:
> To add to this, I can heartily recommend the book "The Unix
> Programming Environment" by Brian W. Kernighan and Rob Pike (see:
> http://cm.bell- labs.com/cm/cs/upe/). It's an excellent introduction
> not only to "sh" scripting but also to the entire philosophy of the
> way things work in Unix (and it all applies equally well to Linux of
> course). It also introduces you to sed, awk and a few other tools.
> It's really really good. Really.
FWIW, o'reilly has a new scripting book, "Classic Shell Scripting,"
DISCLAIMER: i was one of the tech reviewers on an early draft. the
focus of the book is on the POSIX standard, of which i thoroughly
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