Re: My son wants me to teach him Python

Discussion in 'Python' started by Ian Kelly, Jun 17, 2013.

  1. Ian Kelly

    Ian Kelly Guest

    On Sun, Jun 16, 2013 at 3:55 AM, Cameron Simpson <> wrote:
    > On 14Jun2013 20:12, Dennis Lee Bieber <> wrote:
    > | [...] PowerShell has been
    > | available as a download on WinXP and standard on Win7 [PS 3 is a
    > | download for Win7, stock on real Win8].
    > | While I'm not fluent in it, there are some commands I've gotten
    > | rather engrained...
    > |
    > | get-childitem -recurse -filter "*.ad*" | select-string -pattern "with"
    > |
    > | finds all the Ada (GNAT convention .ads/.adb) files containing "with"
    > | statements. And pattern probably is a regex so I could fine tune it to
    > | just the package withs by using a start of line marker...
    >
    > Hmm.
    >
    > find . -name '*.ad*' | xargs grep with
    >
    > on almost any UNIX system. There's any number of variations on that
    > depending on exactly what you want. I'm not going to get sucked
    > into a UNIX/Windows bickerfest here, but your PowerShell example
    > isn't winning me over. Sound like they reinvented the wheel. Again,
    > years later:-(


    As I understand it, PowerShell is intended primarily for automation
    and scripting, not for interactive console use.
     
    Ian Kelly, Jun 17, 2013
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