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Old 09-04-2013
Seeing internal progress of shell

does anyone know if there are any other ways besides "set -x" that can be used to see what a shell script is doing?
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Old 09-04-2013
It depends on the shell. These are the most common:
Code:
set -o xtrace
sh -x <infile>
_DEBUG="on"

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