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The wait builtin command

wait [ID]

The wait builtin command is used to

  • wait for a specific job (asynchronous command) and report its exit status if the ID is given
  • wait for all running jobs (asynchronous commands)

There are no options.

  • when waiting for a specific given job, the return status of wait is the return status of the job it waited for
  • when waiting for all jobs (no specific ID given), the return status is zero (0)
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  • commands/builtin/wait.1350732008.txt
  • Last modified: 2012/10/20 11:20
  • by thebonsai