CISC *1150 UNIX Shell Programming
2 hours; 2 credits
The shell programming language. Command structure and I/O redirection. Control structures, metacharacters, process environment. Shell scripts, exception handling, numerical and string facilities, recursion. Filter programs, the software tools approach, pipeline programming. Regular expression pattern matching. Quoting. Subshells. Remote shell programs. Background processes, shell demons, process management.
Prerequisite: Computer and Information Science 1170 or 3110  or 3115
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