I read a great question on here called Understanding IFS. I was surprised because the answers and comments quote POSIX which states that IFS= is not the same as unsetting IFS. If you unset IFS, ...
I am creating a startup script (called from rc.local) in Debian Squeeze. The startup script checks for a variable value from a file, decrements the variable and writes it back to the file, then if the ...
Just looking for the difference between 2>&- 2>/dev/null |& &>/dev/null >/dev/null 2>&1 and their portability with non-Bourne shells like tcsh, mksh, etc.
I've been looking inclusive I even checked the if manual for bash and tried in cli mode. #!/bin/sh CONFIG_DIR="/var/opt/SUNWldm/" read option if [ $option -eq 9 ]; then ret=1 elif [ -e ...