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true


NAME
     true, false - provide truth values

SYNOPSIS
     true

     false

DESCRIPTION
     The true utility does nothing, successfully. The false util-
     ity does nothing, unsuccessfully. 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                     |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|
    | Interface Stability         | Standard                    |
    |_____________________________|_____________________________|


SEE ALSO
     sh(1), attributes(5), standards(5)










Man pages from Solaris 10 Update 8. See docs.sun.com and www.oracle.com for further documentation and Solaris information.
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