February 04, 2008
Bash script of the day
yes bum | xargs banner -w 50
We had two of these running on Friday, in two vertically windowed terminals, with the 2nd window showing "poo". That's a Turner Prize right there, that is.
Posted to Funny by Simon Brunning at February 04, 2008 10:08 AM
Err, on my Mac that gives me a;
banner: illegal option -- 5
usage: banner [-d] [-t] [-w width] message ...
repeating. Not very exciting I'm afraid. This gives better output;
$ yes bum | xargs banner -w 50
Right you are - thanks, fixed.