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Re: How to detect bash?


From: Dave Rutherford
Subject: Re: How to detect bash?
Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2006 17:50:42 -0400

On 10/10/06, mwoehlke <address@hidden> wrote:
Anyone have any clever, VERY reliable tricks for detecting if the
current shell is bash?

Well, I don't know if it's clever, but how about:

$ if [ "${SHELL//*/bash}" = "bash" ]; then echo y; fi

But better to use the hash-bang and make SURE the shell is Bash.

Dave




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