Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Clear questions and runnable code
get the best and fastest answer

Re: Pure Perl or the toolkit?

by Abigail-II (Bishop)
on Aug 21, 2003 at 13:44 UTC ( #285462=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Pure Perl or the toolkit?
in thread Pure Perl or the toolkit?

Because it has nothing to do with installing files on a final destination. It happens in the middle of a script that creates an image, creates a file system on the image, mounts it, creates device files, creates and copies other files, creates links, finds and installs kernel modules installs busybox, does a handful of other things, and then umounts the file system and compresses the image. By the time the script is finished, no destination to copy to exists.

Sure, I could drive the entire thing with make, and lots of things are already done in pure make. But then I would have to start parsing configuration files as well. Not impossible, but sometimes, it's easier to use Perl.


Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Domain Nodelet?
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://285462]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others wandering the Monastery: (4)
As of 2021-10-24 09:23 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    My first memorable Perl project was:

    Results (89 votes). Check out past polls.