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Old 05-26-2015, 02:18 PM   #1
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Can somebody please help me clarify this paragraph...

Bash interactive behavior is started when the bash command is called upon without non-option arguments, except when the option is a string to read from or when the shell is invoked to read from standard input, which allows for positional parameters to be set.
Old 05-26-2015, 03:34 PM   #2
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Good night! An example of why double negatives are rarely a good idea.

Ok, so we know bash can be used to launch scripts or to run interactively. The first part of the sentence is saying that you can't start bash both interactively and non-interactively at the same time. For example, you can't include an option that passes a script name to run and have the session be interactive at the same time. On the other hand there are options that you could include, like -i for interactive. That's the second part of the sentence.


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