Tag: bash

  • Quick Tip: Bash CLI params

    Quick Tip: Bash CLI params

    While working on a bash script, I stumbled upon what I think may be the cleanest and simplest way to add CLI params to a bash script so far: This lets you use short (-V), long (–version), space separated (–user john), and equal separated (–user=john) arguments. It’s not perfect, but for a quick bash script […]

  • Quick Tip: Looping a command in bash

    Quick Tip: Looping a command in bash

    I recently came across the need to watch my disk space while running a slow program to make sure I didn’t run out. If I did, the command would fail silently and I’d have to start over again. This can easily be done with this short snippet: The important part here is disk1s5, which is […]