Chapter 34. Miscellany


Nobody really knows what the Bourne shell's grammar is. Even examination of the source code is little help.

 Tom Duff
Table of Contents
34.1. Interactive and non-interactive shells and scripts
34.2. Shell Wrappers
34.3. Tests and Comparisons: Alternatives
34.4. Recursion
34.5. "Colorizing" Scripts
34.6. Optimizations
34.7. Assorted Tips
34.8. Security Issues
34.9. Portability Issues
34.10. Shell Scripting Under Windows