re: Shell Scripts Matter VIEW POST


Hear hear ; good article, I'll have to add IFS to my habits :) bash scripting is somewhat underrated ...!

Probably the biggest problem I find with bash is that you re-write everything often with every new script and keeping your monolithic scripts up to date regularly is a chore.

I've been maintaining a little tool, itself written in bash, for managing bash snippets and "include"-ing external files (along search paths, or just from current working dir)... just like "real" programming languages! It makes working with bash so much easier...

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