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NAME

       false - return false value


SYNOPSIS

       false


DESCRIPTION

       False  is  usually  used  in  a  Bourne shell script.  It tests for the
       appropriate status "false" before running (or failing to run) a list of
       commands.

       The false utility always exits with a value other than zero.


SEE ALSO

       csh(1), sh(1), true(1)


STANDARDS

       The false utility is expected to be POSIX 1003.2 compatible.



GNO                              6 August 1997                        FALSE(1)

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