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** 4000 SLOC, 100 files-functions
 
** 4000 SLOC, 100 files-functions
 
** Easy to use
 
** Easy to use
 
 
* [http://marcomaggi.github.io/docs/mbfl.html mbfl - Marco's Bash Functions Library]
 
* [http://marcomaggi.github.io/docs/mbfl.html mbfl - Marco's Bash Functions Library]
 
** 5000 SLOC, 500 functions, bloated
 
** 5000 SLOC, 500 functions, bloated
 
** The philosophy of MBFL is to do the work as much as possible without external commands.
 
** The philosophy of MBFL is to do the work as much as possible without external commands.
 
** Complicated to use
 
** Complicated to use
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* [https://github.com/lmartinking/monkey-tail @ aka monkey-tail]
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** 300 SLOC, 20 functions, simple wrapper functions
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** Easy to use
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* [https://github.com/makelinux/lib lib.sh]
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** 300 SLOC, 40 functions and aliases
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** Easy to use
 +
====Specialized frameworks and libraries====
 
* [http://www.bashinator.org/ Bashinator]
 
* [http://www.bashinator.org/ Bashinator]
 
** Logging framework
 
** Logging framework
 
** 700 SLOC, 18 functions
 
** 700 SLOC, 18 functions
 
** Complicated to use
 
** Complicated to use
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* [http://sourceforge.net/projects/libbash/ libbash - tool for managing bash scripts]
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** loads and unloads functions from scripts with commands source and unset
 
* [http://code.google.com/p/bsfl/ bsfl - Bash Shell Function Library ]
 
* [http://code.google.com/p/bsfl/ bsfl - Bash Shell Function Library ]
 
** 600 SLOC, 50 functions, logging functions, trivial wrappers
 
** 600 SLOC, 50 functions, logging functions, trivial wrappers
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* [https://sites.google.com/a/forestent.com/projects/log4sh log4sh - logging framework]
 
* [https://sites.google.com/a/forestent.com/projects/log4sh log4sh - logging framework]
 
** logging framework for shell scripts that works similar to http://logging.apache.org/
 
** logging framework for shell scripts that works similar to http://logging.apache.org/
* [http://sourceforge.net/projects/libbash/ libbash - tool for managing bash scripts]
 
** loads and unloads functions from scripts with commands source and unset
 
 
* [https://github.com/jpic/bashworks bashworks]
 
* [https://github.com/jpic/bashworks bashworks]
 
* [https://github.com/rerun/rerun/blob/master/README.md rerun - a modular shell automation framework to organize your keeper scripts]
 
* [https://github.com/rerun/rerun/blob/master/README.md rerun - a modular shell automation framework to organize your keeper scripts]
 
** 700 SLOC, 30 functions
 
** 700 SLOC, 30 functions
* [https://github.com/lmartinking/monkey-tail @ aka monkey-tail]
 
** 300 SLOC, 20 functions, simple wrapper functions
 
** Easy to use
 
* [https://github.com/makelinux/lib lib.sh]
 
** 300 SLOC, 40 functions and aliases
 
** Easy to use
 
 
====Samples from books====
 
====Samples from books====
 
* [http://examples.oreilly.com/9781565923478/ Learning the bash shell, 2005, samples], 62 files
 
* [http://examples.oreilly.com/9781565923478/ Learning the bash shell, 2005, samples], 62 files

Revision as of 13:33, 10 January 2014

Scripting is powerful technology especially valuable in embbedded Linux. It is used for building complex projects, building root file systems and distributions, system management, tests automation.

Most commons shells are bash on PC and busybox's ash on embedded Linux.

Shell scripting

Shell scripting libraries

  • shtool The GNU Portable Shell Tool
    • Portable wrappers to standard operations
    • 3000 SLOC, 19 functions, bloated
  • Wicked Cool Shell Scripts, 2004, samples
    • Indeed cool shell scripts, worth to read
    • Most in interesting functions: 015-newrm.sh, 016-unrm.sh, 021-findman.sh, 029-loancalc.sh, 037-zcat.sh, 038-bestcompress.sh, 040-diskhogs.sh, 084-webaccess.sh, 100-hangman.sh
    • 4000 SLOC, 100 files-functions
    • Easy to use
  • mbfl - Marco's Bash Functions Library
    • 5000 SLOC, 500 functions, bloated
    • The philosophy of MBFL is to do the work as much as possible without external commands.
    • Complicated to use
  • @ aka monkey-tail
    • 300 SLOC, 20 functions, simple wrapper functions
    • Easy to use
  • lib.sh
    • 300 SLOC, 40 functions and aliases
    • Easy to use

Specialized frameworks and libraries

Samples from books

Historical

References

See also