rtn at frontiernet.net
Mon Nov 22 09:01:48 UTC 1999
Jim Reid <jim at mpn.cp.philips.com> wrote:
:>>>>> "Jay" == Jay Nugent <jjn at home.nuge.com> writes:
: Jay> Some programmer who wrote named-bootconf.pl thought that everyone in
: Jay> the world knows Perl. NOT! And s/he failed to include any needed syntax
: Jay> information... grrrr....
: Well they did provide a man page. Then again, who bothers to read
: documentation? Oh, and named-bootconf is a SHELL script in current
: versions of BIND.
Well, yes and no. BIND ships with both a shell version and a
perl version. Check out src/bin/named-bootconf/Grot/ for the
As far as the lack of syntax...
## $Id: named-bootconf.pl,v 1.2 1999/01/08 19:27:35 vixie Exp $
# This is a filter. Input is a named.boot. Output is a named.conf.
That sounds like a syntax to me.
./named-bootconf.pl < /etc/named.boot > /etc/named.conf
ps. Learn perl, you'll be much happier that you did. :)
--rtn recites the programmers mantra, "If it was hard to
write, it should be hard to understand." :-)
Bob Nicholson Frontier Communications
rtn at frontiernet.net Internet Administration Team
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