bash Vs python ??

William Park opengeometry at
Wed Nov 5 00:29:37 CET 2003

Omar Khalid <Omar_Khalid at> wrote:
> hello experts, i have been assigned a project in which i have to do a
> lot of command line processing by writing "automated testing scripts "
> for a software on unix platform . 
> what would be a better option in this scenario bash (unix shell
> scripting ) or python ?  plz give me advantages & disadvantages of
> both . any web links ?

It depends.  My guess is Bash would be more suitable for "automated
testing scripts", since you'll be calling lots of utilities.

William Park, Open Geometry Consulting, <opengeometry at>
Linux solution for data management and processing. 

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