local variables in bash

Andrew McNabb amcnabb at mcnabbs.org
Fri Feb 13 10:29:28 MST 2009

On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 10:06:25AM -0700, Merrill Oveson wrote:
> My original question was:
> Would doing this in the C shell solve this problem?
> If so, and forgive my ignorance, does the C shell have all the usual easy to
> do: mkdir, mv, awk, sed, etc - capabilities?

If you are going to the trouble of rewriting something in a new
language, I would strongly recommend choosing something modern like
Python or Perl.  Especially if the program is complex enough that
scoping is even relevant.

Andrew McNabb
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