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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for false (opensolaris section 1)

true(1) 				  User Commands 				  true(1)

NAME
       true, false - provide truth values

SYNOPSIS
       true

       false

DESCRIPTION
       The  true  utility  does nothing, successfully. The false utility does nothing, unsuccess-
       fully. 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 attributes:

       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |      ATTRIBUTE TYPE	     |	    ATTRIBUTE VALUE	   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |Availability		     |SUNWcsu			   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |Interface Stability	     |Standard			   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+

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

SunOS 5.11				    1 Feb 1995					  true(1)


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