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 perl and cut
Author: Daniel S. Lewart 
Date:   28-10-01 18:46

(posted by Dan Langille)

Your one-line shell script:

cat /etc/passwd | cut -d: -f1 | grep -v \#

should be rewritten as:

cut -d: -f1 /etc/passwd | grep -v \#

or, better yet, as a Perl script:

perl -le 'print while $_=getpwent'

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