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Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting Custom exit message according to flag Post 303045141 by sea on Thursday 12th of March 2020 02:07:18 PM
Old 03-12-2020
I didnt request the whole code, just the first commented line.
Anyway, thanks.

First and foremost, both "${2:-}" are useless, as that would fill an empty variable with... emptyness.
Second, you dont want something in a variable that defines an extra option - if it hasnt been set by the user.

I'll keep the short approach you've had in the first post:
Code:
curl_args="--fail --max-time 3"


case ${#@} in
1)	url="$1"
	exit_msg="connecting to $url"
	;;
2)	url="$1"
	curl_args="$curl_args -x \"$2\""	# The 'inner' quotes needs escape so they are there when the variable is reused
	exit_msg="connecting to $url via $2"
	;;
esac

curl $curl_args "$url"
ret=$?

[[ 0 = $ret ]] && \
	exit_msg="SUCCESS - $exit_msg" || \
	exit_msg="FAILURE - $exit_msg"

echo "$exit_msg"
exit $ret

hth & hf

Last edited by sea; 03-12-2020 at 03:10 PM.. Reason: typo
 

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Mojo::URL(3pm)						User Contributed Perl Documentation					    Mojo::URL(3pm)

NAME
Mojo::URL - Uniform Resource Locator SYNOPSIS
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Mojo::URL implements a subset of RFC 3986 and RFC 3987 for Uniform Resource Locators with support for IDNA and IRIs. ATTRIBUTES
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