Subject: Re: Suggestion: inclusion of the truncate(1) utility into the tree
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: Alexander Langer <alex@FreeBSD.ORG>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/22/2000 10:49:47
Thus spake Jason R Thorpe (

> Oh, puhleeze!  perl is far from necessary to do many of thing things
> its used for in `base distributions'.

No, it provides some functionality, sed, awk and the other tools
cannot give.

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