Re: [dev] [PATCH] sbase: add cut

From: Kurt H Maier <>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2012 10:34:41 -0400

On Thu, Aug 02, 2012 at 10:33:19AM -0400, Calvin Morrison wrote:
> I think cut is exactly the kind of job that awk (or sed) can be good
> for. It seems crazy not to use an existing tool that implements all
> the functionality, that can be nicely bundled in a a script.

To be honest, I feel the same way about head(1) -- why bother
maintaining C when the tool is obviously a subset of another tool?
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