Explain Shell

Lonnie Olson lists at kittypee.com
Tue Sep 3 09:41:40 MDT 2013


On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 5:57 PM, Gary Thornock <gthornock at yahoo.com> wrote:
> The usefulness of the site is still rather in question.
>
> Example: http://explainshell.com/explain/for?args=i+in+*.sql+%3B+do+git+add+%24i+%3B+done
>
> Result: No manpage found for for.
>
> It doesn't even know simple shell built-ins like for...

Taken directly from their website.
  "(support for pipes, redirections and other shell syntax will be
added later on)"

To all the haters/trolls, just because the site doesn't cover every OS
ever made or doesn't yet know "everything", doesn't make the site not
useful.  Sure, it isn't even close to having the functionality of your
expectations, but I can't use your "expectations".  You think you can
do better?  Do it!

--lonnie


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