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Shouldn't scripts over 100 lines be rewritten in Python or Ruby?

http://www.oilshell.org/blog/2021/01/why-a-new-shell.html#sh...

tl;dr I think the main skill that is missing is being able to write a Python script that fits well within a shell script. The shell script often invokes tools written in other languages like C, Rust, JavaScript, etc. (most of which you didn't write)

Good book on this: https://www.amazon.com/UNIX-Programming-Addison-Wesley-Profe...

Online for free: http://www.catb.org/esr/writings/taoup/html/




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