break

 

Get help on Linux break Command.

 

   Linux break command is use to exit for, while, or until loops.  The Linux break command is one of bash shell built in command.  The command example below show how to get help on Linux break command using shell command, this help show information on how to use the Linux break command, the break command options and the arguments that can be use with Linux break command.

 

Get Linux break command help

 

  Execute help command and the name of Linux command that we want the help file, the example below we execute help command with -m option to get the help for break command using the manpage format.

break linux command

[linux@fedora11 ~]$ help -m break

NAME

    break - Exit for, while, or until loops.

 

SYNOPSIS

    break [n]

 

DESCRIPTION

    Exit for, while, or until loops.

 

    Exit a FOR, WHILE or UNTIL loop.  If N is specified, break N enclosing

    loops.

 

    Exit Status:

    The exit status is 0 unless N is not greater than or equal to 1.

 

SEE ALSO

    bash(1)

 

IMPLEMENTATION

    GNU bash, version 4.0.16(1)-release (i386-redhat-linux-gnu)

    Copyright (C) 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

    License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>

 

[linux@fedora11 ~]$

 

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