return with a zero exit value
true does nothing except return with a zero exit value.
true's counterpart, does nothing except return with a
nonzero exit value. true is typically used in shell
procedures such as:
true always has exit status zero.
true is conformant with:
ISO/IEC DIS 99452:1992, Information technology Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX) Part 2: Shell and Utilities (IEEE Std 1003.21992);
AT&T SVID Issue 2;
X/Open CAE Specification, Commands and Utilities, Issue 4, 1992.
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