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Re: Where is PLbash ??

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>,Friedrich Dodt <friedrich(dot)dodt(at)efonds24(dot)de>,pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Where is PLbash ??
Date: 2002-06-25 18:13:00
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
>> Nonsense --- a quick system() call in plperlu or pltclu can do it
>> just as well, or even launch a shell script if you insist on coding
>> your mistakes in sh...

> Well, if they are going to call system() from perl, why don't we just
> give them PL/sh and they can do it directly.

There's a difference between making a dangerous thing possible and
encouraging people to do it.  But I'll wait and see what Peter thinks.

			regards, tom lane

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