CSE 190 Sp 2000 -- Lecture 14 -- May 18, 2000

Shell scripts.

Argument passing. Quoting: double, where dollar expansion is done; single, where the text is as-is; and back quotes, where command expansion is done.

"$*" vs "$@"; $1, $2, ....

Bourne shell for loops. case/esac constructs. of the arglist. mkdir and its -p option argument. scp which we will use for our ``bkup'' example script. find for doing recursive copies, as well as scp's -pr preserve and recursive options.

A homework assignment was announced in class. It's on the class web page.

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