2.4. Linux Shells
Build environments may also use shell scripts to kick off tasks and procedures when building the application. Linux provides support for the most commonly used shells from other UNIX platforms. Depending on the Linux installation, several shells developed for Linux are installed by default. The more popular shells developed for Linux are as follows:
An excellent reference book about UNIX and Linux shells that can be helpful during the porting process is UNIX Shells by Example, 4th Edition, by E. Quigley (Prentice Hall, 2005).