/bin/true (was [TUHS] basic tools / Universal Unix)

Chet Ramey chet.ramey at case.edu
Fri Oct 20 07:43:34 AEST 2017

On 10/19/17 5:23 PM, Steffen Nurpmeso wrote:

> These things can be found by the exec family of C functions,
> as Chet Ramey points out from time to time (but i think on other
> lists).  

Yes, Posix requires that all builtins be execable. It doesn't require
true and false to be implemented as builtins, though.

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