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Testing the Exit Status of a Command

Discussion in 'Linux News' started by Fred, Nov 3, 2011.

  1. Fred

    Fred New Member

    Oct 31, 2011
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    The Bash shell provides a builtin command that allows you to test the exit status of a command to determine if the command was successful or not. The test command provides a way to make decisions about what will happen next in a script.



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