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Is it a good idea to supplement shell script with perl purely for use of regex?

I'm looking for a simple way to utilize regex in a UNIX shell script where not every system will have perl extensions built into grep. What is really helpful about perl regex here is back/forward ...
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How do you determine if AIX 5.3 has PERL installed?

Simply put, how do you determine if AIX 5.3 has PERL installed as non-root?