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User Commands                                             true(1)

NAME

true, false - provide truth values

SYNOPSIS

true false

DESCRIPTION

true does nothing, successfully. false does nothing, unsuc- cessfully. They are typically used in a shell script sh as: while true do command done which executes command forever.

EXIT STATUS

true has exit status 0. false always will exit with a non-zero value.

ATTRIBUTES

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

SEE ALSO

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