[SOLVED] How to determine function name from inside a function


If I have a Bash script like:


f() {
  # echo function name, "f" in this case

Is there any way to do this? This could be used in help messages such as

printf "Usage: %s: blah blah blah \n" $(basename $0) >&2; 

Only in this case what I wanted is not $0, which is the file name of the script.


You can use ${FUNCNAME[0]} in bash to get the function name.

Answered By – TheBonsai

Answer Checked By – Pedro (BugsFixing Volunteer)

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