FALSE(1) BSD General Commands Manual FALSE(1)NAMEfalse — return false value
False is usually used in a Bourne shell script. It tests for the appro‐
priate status "false" before running (or failing to run) a list of com‐
The false utility always exits with a value other than zero.
SEE ALSOcsh(1), sh(1), true(1)STANDARDS
The false utility is expected to be IEEE Std 1003.2 (“POSIX.2”) compati‐
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