debugging bash

Jonathan Ellis jonathan at
Thu Mar 1 14:19:40 MST 2007

rewrite them in [i]python, that is what OLPC is doing :)

or ruby if that's your speed...

seriously, if your brain isn't already twisted by bash, there's no sense
in doing that to yourself now when there are good, less-fragile
alternatives out there.

On Thu, 1 Mar 2007 14:01:23 -0700, "Stephen Shaw" <sshaw at>
> other than echo statements is there a good way to debug bash scripts

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