FALSE(P) POSIX Programmer s Manual FALSE(P)

PROLOG This manual page is part of the POSIX Programmer s Manual. The Linux implementation of this interface may differ (consult the corresponding Linux manual page for details of Linux behavior), or the interface may not be implemented on Linux.

NAME false - return false value

SYNOPSIS false

DESCRIPTION The false utility shall return with a non-zero exit code.

OPTIONS None.

OPERANDS None.

STDIN Not used.

INPUT FILES None.

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES None.

ASYNCHRONOUS EVENTS Default.

STDOUT Not used.

STDERR Not used.

OUTPUT FILES None.

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION None.

EXIT STATUS The false utility shall always exit with a value other than zero.

CONSEQUENCES OF ERRORS Default.

The following sections are informative.

APPLICATION USAGE None.

EXAMPLES None.

RATIONALE None.

FUTURE DIRECTIONS None.

SEE ALSO true

COPYRIGHT Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .

IEEE/The Open Group 2003 FALSE(P)