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Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting Goto - UNIX v6 Manual Questions Post 302929748 by orbit on Thursday 25th of December 2014 07:23:54 PM
Old 12-25-2014
Thank you both for your great answers Smilie

I have still some questions.

1.
Quote:
I think it means that you cannot use gotos if you use the shell interactively.
What does "interactively" mean? How do you use the shell interactively?

2.
What is a label? Is it a string with or without spaces? Is "the end" also a label?
And I could use:
Code:
: the end

3.
Is there a man page for colon command ( : )? I tried man colon, but nothing..

@Perderabo
4.
Why would it make a difference if goto was a shell built-in?
 
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