[Firewall] gawk etc. why not just use perl and be done with it?

Darrick Hartman dhartman at djhsolutions.com
Thu Mar 12 16:13:00 CET 2009


m laks wrote:
> Hi,
> Most linux distributions have perl installed (and it is easier for me to read than shell ;)) and it  has all this stuff in it already... It might make growth and  development much much easier...  
> Mitchell

ABSOLUTELY NOT!  As a developer for an embedded system having a Perl 
requirement would force us to look elsewhere for our firewall solution. 
  I know we really don't want to do that and I'm sure Arno appreciates 
the contributions that two of our developers have made recently.

Darrick


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