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false - do nothing, unsuccessfully

Synopsis

false [ignored command line arguments]
false OPTION

Description

Exit with a status code indicating failure.

--help display this help and exit

--version
output version information and exit

NOTE: your shell may have its own version of false, which usually supersedes the version described here. Please refer to your shell’s documentation for details about the options it supports.

Author

Written by Jim Meyering.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.

Copyright

Copyright (C) 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

See Also

The full documentation for false is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and false programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info false

should give you access to the complete manual.


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