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PART 1   Basic Scripting Techniques

CHAPTER 1 Shell Script Debugging

                       Shell Trace Options

                       Simple Output Statements

                       Controlling Output with Debug Levels

                       Simplifying Error Checking with a Function

                       Manual Stepping

CHAPTER 2 Standard Function Library

                       The Library File

                       Some Useful Functions

                       Using Your Library

CHAPTER 3 Date and Time Manipulation

                       Date in Days

                             Days Since Epoch

                             Alternatives for Finding the Date ...

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