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Bourne shell is a programming language created in 1977 by Stephen Bourne.

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The Bourne shell (sh) is a shell, or command-line interpreter, for computer operating systems. The Bourne shell was the default shell for Version 7 Unix. Most Unix-like systems continue to have /bin/sh—which will be the Bourne shell, or a symbolic link or hard link to a compatible shell—even when other shells are used by most users. Read more on Wikipedia...


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#!/bin/sh -x

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