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Saturday, October 08, 2011
Port Perl scripts from Solaris to Linux
Although the Perl language is portable among platforms, most of the scripts used for system administration leverage platform-specific resources. And scripts meant for Solaris might use Solaris-specific pathnames and system commands that may have not equivalents on Linux®. This article gives you a roadmap for code remediation to help you port a Perl script from Solaris to Linux when direct mapping isn't available.