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Writing Comments in "multiline" commands in Bash Scripts

Sergey Blohin
QA, Ruby, JS
・1 min read

For example, you have the following code:

curl https://example.com \
     --request "POST" \
     --data "foo=42"
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You want to comment on the request argument.
Use next solution:

curl https://example.com \
     `# request is HTTP method`
     --request "POST" \
     --data "foo=42"
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