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Shell scripts are very frequently written quickly for a single purpose, used once and discarded. They are also as frequently kept and used many times, and migrate into other uses, but often do not receive the same level of testing and debugging that other software would be given in the same situation. It is possible to apply general principles of good software engineering to shell scripts.

When not to use shell scripts

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