true(1)								      true(1)



NAME
  true, false - Returns a standard exit value

SYNOPSIS

  true

  false

DESCRIPTION

  The true command returns a 0 (zero) exit value.  The false command returns
  a nonzero exit value.	 These commands are usually used in input to shell
  commands.

EXAMPLES

  To construct a loop in a shell procedure, enter:

       while true
       do
	       date
	       sleep 60
       done


  This procedure displays the date and time once a minute.  To stop it, press
  the Interrupt key sequence.

EXIT VALUES

  The nonzero value returned by false may vary from system to system.

RELATED INFORMATION

  Commands:  csh(1), ksh(1), sh(1).