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    Why I love scripting.


    Today I wrote a very small quick script that took less than five minutes to write and it is something I will use on a weekly basis at least once. The script will edit a file and make it a readable format. It would only take a couple of minutes to manually edit it in the past but now I have an alias that does it instantly.

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    yup. agreed.

    i have a wad of scripts I use so often, I made an RPM of them and just install that RPM whenever I have a new box. The RPM creates aliases and functions and ENV VARS, etc., very handy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mactruck View Post
    Today I wrote a very small quick script that took less than five minutes to write and it is something I will use on a weekly basis at least once. The script will edit a file and make it a readable format. It would only take a couple of minutes to manually edit it in the past but now I have an alias that does it instantly.
    I've got a few of those also. Very handy indeed.

    Quote Originally Posted by atreyu View Post
    yup. agreed.

    i have a wad of scripts I use so often, I made an RPM of them and just install that RPM whenever I have a new box. The RPM creates aliases and functions and ENV VARS, etc., very handy.
    Now that's just showing off Mine are obviously more basic because I just keep them in a single directory. If I re-install, that directory and the .bashrc file get copied across from my backup disk
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    Quote Originally Posted by elija View Post
    Now that's just showing off
    lol! and it's really not. i learned how to make an RPM once long ago and it is so redonkulously easy...now it's like tying my shoes.

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