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Shell options

Startup options. ksh -options scriptname
echo line to stderr before executing it
read commands and check for syntax errors, but do not execute.
all variables are automatically exported
disable wildcard filename expansion (globbing)
set -x
Set an option within a shell script
contains the currently set option letters
There are many other options, not often needed. Options in ksh and bash can also be set using long names (e.g. -o noglob instead of -f). Many options are unique to ksh or bash.

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