Bash is a underappreaciated language. It falls into this same category as Makefile where developers learn just enough of it to complete their tasks. As a result most of the bash code out there is written by beginners. Which then in turn gives a bad reputation to the language.
The number one issue with Bash is variable escaping. If a variable is used in it’s unescaped form and contains one or many whitespace characters in it, it creates undefined behaviour in the program.
Bash gets a unecessarily bad reputation because of escaping issues.
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