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#!/bin/bash
# Global variables
package=
command=
# Some have default values
parsing_succeeded=true
for (( i=1; i<=$#; i++ ))
do
arg=${@:$i:1} # Gets the string i
val=${@:$i+1:1} # Gets the string i+1
case $arg in
-h|--help)
echo "Show help text here"
exit 0
;;
-p)
package=$val
# The parse the next argument and not this value
((i++))
;;
--package=*)
# Split at = char and remove the shortest match from beginning
package=${arg#*=}
;;
-i|--install)
command="install"
;;
-r|--remove)
command="remove"
;;
*)
echo "Unknown argument number $i: '$arg'"
parsing_succeeded=false
;;
esac
done
echo "Arguments:"
echo " package: $package"
echo " command: $command"
echo ""
if [ "$parsing_succeeded" == "true" ]
then
if [ ! -z $command ]
then
echo "Start command: '$command'"
# Check and start the corresponding routine here
else
echo "Missing command"
exit 1
fi
else
echo "Error during parsing. Exit application."
exit 1
fi
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