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Re^6: Best way to keep script with generated output

by benizi (Hermit)
on Dec 10, 2009 at 04:23 UTC ( #812091=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^5: Best way to keep script with generated output
in thread Best way to keep script with generated output

I don't follow. What name am I hard-coding? The "/usr/share/X11/locale/$ENV{LANG}/Compose" file is an input to the script. It's not the file being generated (~/.XCompose-ordering). I don't see what else is hard-coded.

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Re^7: Best way to keep script with generated output
by ikegami (Patriarch) on Dec 10, 2009 at 07:06 UTC
    I'm referring to inputfile

      Seems like an odd objection. For this particular task, the input will always be the same -- I just wanted to be able to run it again when that input file might change. If I were writing something where the input would change, I wouldn't have embedded the script. I would have created a script that would process a file or files, and put it somewhere proper (~/bin if something only useful for myself).

      Plus, that would defeat the initial intent of running ~/.XCompose-ordering itself to update it.

      Thanks for the pointers. I like what I ended up with.

Re^7: Best way to keep script with generated output
by ikegami (Patriarch) on Dec 10, 2009 at 07:07 UTC
    I'm referring to inputfile

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