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User Commands                                             line(1)

NAME

line - read one line

SYNOPSIS

line

DESCRIPTION

The line utility copies one line (up to and including a new-line) from the standard input and writes it on the stan- dard output. It returns an exit status of 1 on EOF and always prints at least a new-line. It is often used within shell files to read from the user's terminal.

EXIT STATUS

Exit status is: 0 Successful completion >0 End-of-file on input.

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attri- butes: ____________________________________________________________ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | |_____________________________|_____________________________| | Availability | SUNWcsu | |_____________________________|_____________________________|

SEE ALSO

sh(1), read(2), attributes(5) SunOS 5.8 Last change: 1 Feb 1995 1