TRUE(1) User Commands TRUE(1)
true – do nothing, successfully
true [ignored command line arguments] true OPTION
Exit with a status code indicating success.
–help display this help and exit
output version information and exit
NOTE: your shell may have its own version of true, which usually super‐
sedes the version described here. Please refer to your shell’s docu‐
mentation for details about the options it supports.
Written by Jim Meyering.
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There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
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GNU coreutils 8.25 February 2016 TRUE(1)