In school you learn to never ever use GOTO in your programs, since in real life things turn out to be much different then in school it’s not quite practicable. I was looking for GOTO in Bash and came across this statement
Originally Posted by gnashley
Not a good idea to use GOTO in BASH. Try using a while statement instead, or use functions.
And this was the reply
Go HUG a tree or shag a dolphin or something.
Computers WORK in “GOTO”s. Whiles, procedures and case structures are mental masturbation.
They’re all compiled to a bunch of goto’s anyway.