[sf-lug] Need help with an Linux assignment script
asheesh at asheesh.org
Mon Apr 28 22:08:43 PDT 2008
On Mon, 28 Apr 2008, Asheesh Laroia wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Apr 2008, Timothy Wang wrote:
>> I am doing an assignment in City College CS160b and was having
>> difficulty understanding why it is not working. The assignment is posted
>> under cs 160b asmt02
> Interesting. Can you give the exact error message you get that makes you
> say it fails?
Also - do you know about using "bash -x" to show a trace of your shell
script's execution? Just change the shebang (the first line with
hash-bang #! in it) to "#!/bin/bash -x" instead of "#!/bin/bash".
I find that helps me a lot when I'm trying to debug shell scripts.
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