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- Subject: Re: Init system in Lua
- From: Natanael Copa <natanael.copa@...>
- Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2011 13:45:33 +0100
On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 12:19 PM, steve donovan
> On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 12:29 PM, Natanael Copa <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I also have a vauge memory about a similar discussion and also could
>> not find the reference.
> "Lua as replacement for Bash scripting"
Yeah there it is. Much of the thread is about doing pipes etc. but as
I said, part of the goal is to reduce number of forks.
> Most of those little Unix utils you mention would be great fun to
> write (Tom's Root disk is an absurdly small Linux distro which
> replaced many utilities with Lua scripts, so that's a potential
> source) The hardest part would be the test suite ;)
I'll note that down and try to have a look at it at some time. someone
also mentioned puppy linux.
> steve d.
It also looks like penlight already have lots of the needed stuff
movefile, copyfile etc.