Author image Joshua Nathaniel Pritikin


Rc - parser and backends for 'rc' shell


  rcconvert deparse script.rc > script.rc

  rcconvert terse script.rc > script.terse

  rcconvert sh script.rc >

  rcconvert csh script.rc > script.csh


I am disappointed by the lack of new development in Un*x shells. It seems like the world has standardized on bash/tcsh (at best) or ksh/csh (at worst). It seems that one cause of this is the difficulty of maintaining parallel versions of scripts for each type of shell. This module aims to silence that excuse at least.

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** 1998-11-21 RELEASE 0.03

- Fix up rcconvert.

- Slightly less broken csh backend and improvements to sh backend.

** 1998-10-25 RELEASE 0.02

- Skeletal Sh/Csh backends.

- Portability tweaks (cpan-testers, thanks!).

** 1998-10-23 RELEASE 0.01

- First public release.

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---------------------------------------------------------------------- Copyright © 1998 Joshua Nathaniel Pritikin. All rights reserved.

This package is free software and is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty. It may be used, redistributed and/or modified under the terms of the Perl Artistic License (see

Portions of this sortware include source code from the 'rc' shell. These portions are Copyright © 1991 Byron Rakitzis. 'rc' is free, open-source package and is available at most ftp sites that distribute GNU software.

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