How to stop a shell script if it encounters a error?

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right. but how can i fix it now?
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It works in bash-4 and I am confident that it works in bash-5.
Perhaps you have bash-3? Run /bin/bash --version.
Or you invoke your script with "sh script" instead of "/bin/bash script", or you run "/path/to/yourscript" and your script has a shebang that is not #!/bin/bash.
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