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. Optimizations
34.5. Assorted Tips
34.6. Oddities
34.7. Portability Issues
34.8. Shell Scripting Under Windows