LINE(1) User Commands LINE(1)

line - read one line


The line utility copies one line (up to and including a new-line) from the standard input and writes it on the standard output. It returns an exit status of 1 on EOF and always prints at least a new-line. It is often used within shell files to read from the user's terminal.

Exit status is:


Successful completion


End-of-file on input.

sh(1), read(2), attributes(7)

February 1, 1995 OmniOS