Wait for host in BaSH

Okay, this one is a little specific, but I recently had this issue and I wanted to share it because knowing this would have saved me one scripting language and a lot of time. I have previously implemented this in PowerShell, but it can easily be done in BaSH as well. The premise was to… Continue reading Wait for host in BaSH

Escaping in shells

First things first: A string with spaces is enclosed in either single quotes ‘ or double quotes “. The difference you ask? Single quotes are treated “as is”: No variable replacement, no parsing, just a string. If you want to embed a variable value, you have to concatenate the string. Period. Double quotes allow dynamic… Continue reading Escaping in shells