I feel stupid -- determine the full path to a file

Michael L Torrie torriem at chem.byu.edu
Thu Dec 6 14:53:35 MST 2007


Levi Pearson wrote:
> 
> You're right, python is the wrong language for shell scripting, but so
> is sh/bash!  What is the right one, you ask?  Well, it's the Scheme
> Shell (scsh), of course!  See the manual at:
> http://www.scsh.net/docu/html/man.html
> 
> (I realize that few, if any, of the readers of this list would
> seriously consider doing their scripting in Scheme, but you should at
> least follow that link for the 'Acknowledgements' section on that
> page, which is hilarious.)

I'll using it the moment it's a standard install on all my various *nix
boxes.  Bash isn't standard on most Unix machines, either, but it is on
linux.  Plus falling back to sh isn't that hard when needed.


> 
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