yes(1)								       yes(1)



NAME
  yes - Affirms repetitively

SYNOPSIS

  yes [expletive]

DESCRIPTION

  The yes command repeatedly outputs y, or the locale's equivalent of a y,
  or, if specified, expletive.	(The LC_MESSAGES variable determines the
  locale's equivalent of y or n (for yes/no queries)).

  yes is useful for providing continuous input to a program.  Terminate out-
  put by pressing the Interrupt key sequence.

EXAMPLES

  To delete all files in a directory (using the rm command) and automatically
  send an affirmative response to the request for confirmation, enter:

       yes | rm -i *