Re: [dev] Shell style guide

From: Thomas Levine <>
Date: Tue, 06 Sep 2016 15:51:55 -0400

#!/usr/bin/env bash is necessary if you are using bash. But don't use

Here are some useful references on sh.

Adherence to standards and legibility can be problematic if you care
portability to sucky systems and shells. For example, `...` is more
supported than $(...). But in the case of stali, I suggest that non-suck
take priority over portability.

Many portability issues come about from slight differences in utilities
on different
operating systems. Here are some notes on utilities that I have had
issues with.
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