[TUHS] Were all of you.. Hippies?

Random832 random832 at fastmail.com
Fri Mar 24 15:17:02 AEST 2017


On Thu, Mar 23, 2017, at 22:33, Andrew Warkentin wrote:
> While I agree 100% that all resources, including things like PCI
> devices, should be exposed through special files, I still think
> there's a place for commands like lspci, as long as they're
> implemented as shell scripts that format information from the special
> files.

I posted my earlier post before seeing this one - I do have to wonder,
why exactly do shell scripts (or interpreted languages generally, if it
could be an awk script or a perl script) have a special place in this
philosophy?


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