Scripting

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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

Samples from books

Historical

References

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