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From: Alexandre Oliva
Subject: Re: AS_EXIT
Date: 31 Oct 2000 09:19:56 -0200
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On Oct 31, 2000, "Lars J. Aas" <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 30, 2000 at 05:23:07PM -0200, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> : On Oct 30, 2000, "Lars J. Aas" <address@hidden> wrote:
> : > How about `true' and `false'?
> : 
> : IIRC, `true' isn't as portable as `:'.

> Is `false' more portable than `true' then?

In a sense, yes, because if it doesn't exist, the shell will produce
an exit status of failure, which is correct for `false', but not for

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