Bash Script Info

Bash Script Info

http://www.faqs.org/docs/Linux-HOWTO/Bash-Prog-Intro-HOWTO.html#ss10.5
http://www.scit.wlv.ac.uk/~jphb/spos/notes/shell/shell5.html
http://quong.best.vwh.net/shellin20/#LtohTOCentry-41
http://www.cactus.org/~dak/shellscript.html
http://db.ilug-bom.org.in/Documentation/abs-guide/
http://pegasus.rutgers.edu/~elflord/unix/bash-tute.html
http://heather.cs.ucdavis.edu/~matloff/UnixAndC/Unix/CShellII.html

Since bash is the more common scripting language and shell today I
thought I'd include some good helpful/starting resources

Shell scripting has nearly endless possibilities and are often used for things like automated backups


Just a few tips for string tests:

[code:1:8dee9e99e1]if [ -z str ] [/code:1:8dee9e99e1]
Will test to see if the string 'str' is NULL


To test if a string is not null then it's just
[code:1:df692c1fea]
if [ -n $variableorstring ]; then
echo "somecode and message here"
fi
[/code:1:df692c1fea]



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