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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] new bug report script
    On Sun, 7 Jan 2001, David Ford wrote:

    > > Why can't I assume that perl is installed? It can be found on every
    > > standard Linux/Unix installation.
    > No it can't. Perl isn't on any of my distributions as part of the standard
    > installation.

    Ok, I was wrong. I'm used to perl, I've seen perl on every Linux
    installation and on almost every Unix installation I've been working

    > > My script is intended for the one who likes to provide bug reports but is
    > > too lazy to look up all the information or simply is not sure about what
    > > to include.
    > Why can't it be done in sh?

    I can be done in sh, surely. I only tried to promote my perl version
    because I've done it in perl and nobody told me earlier that perl is not
    liked in the kernel tree - and I've seen some perl scripts there.

    I guess I'll have to convert the script to sh.


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