BASH alias not working...
byronsalty at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 08:45:41 UTC 2005
cool thanks. I didn't understand how this worked at first now I see
why a "simple" example is hard to demonstrate and show the control
On 6/21/05, Colin Watson <cjwatson at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 20, 2005 at 08:38:49PM -0400, Byron Saltysiak wrote:
> > On 6/20/05, Colin Watson <cjwatson at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> > > When writing reliable scripts, using 'set -e' at the top of your script and
> > > explicitly ignoring the exit status of the commands you don't care about
> > > (using '|| true' or whatever) is better than relying on yourself to
> > > notice when commands are important enough to need checking.
> > Sounds like a good idea. Do you have an example script that I could look at?
> Debian policy strongly suggests 'set -e', so many shell scripts on your
> system ought to do. /usr/sbin/base-config is the first example that
> comes to mind.
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