Shell Script Command to Determine User Shell


I need to write a shell script to set some environment variables. My current version of the script is setup for the bash unix/linux profile.  How can I make the shell script dynamically figure out what shell is currently being used so that I can apply the appropriate environment variable commands?

export ANT_HOME
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Try this :
ps -ef | grep $$ | awk '{print $8}'
Actually, you might like : ps ef | grep $$ | awk '{print $11}', I'm sure you can find something you like playing around with ps and awk.
echo $SHELL will do in most cases.
grep `whoami` /etc/passwd | awk -F: '{print NF}
Now that I saw my last comment on a "real" display I also noticed my typos.

Corrected version:

grep `whoami` /etc/passwd | awk -F: '{print $NF}'

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