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23.4.1 Writing shell code

It is necessary to adopt a technique of writing portable Bourne shell code. Often, shell programming tricks you might have learned are actually extensions provided by your favorite shell and are non-portable. When in doubt, check documentation or try the construct on another system's Bourne shell. For a thorough treatment of this topic, 22. Writing Portable Bourne Shell.


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