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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 --version 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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Copyright (C) 2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>. This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


The full documentation for true is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and true programs are properly installed at your site, the command info coreutils 'true invocation' should give you access to the complete manual. GNU coreutils 8.4 July 2014 TRUE(1)