Shell Script Comments

We can use both the single line and multi lines comment in shell script. For using a single line comment we use # in front of the line and for a multi lines comment we use : ‘ ‘ . Let’s see and example:

#!/usr/bin/env bash
#Single line comment

echo "hello world!"

: 'This is a multi
line comment
echo new world!

Save this as and run as like:

$ bash

hello world!
new world!

You can see the commented texts are ignored.

To see list of examples visit GitHub repository: GitHub Link

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