eval

 

Get help on Linux eval Command.

 

   Linux eval command is use to execute arguments as a shell command on Linux system.  The Linux eval command is one of bash shell built in command.  The command example below show how to get help on Linux eval command using shell command, this help show information on how to use the Linux eval command, the eval command options and the arguments that can be use with Linux eval command.

 

Get Linux eval 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 eval command using the manpage format.

eval linux command

[linux@fedora11 ~]$ help -m eval

NAME

    eval - Execute arguments as a shell command.

 

SYNOPSIS

    eval [arg ...]

 

DESCRIPTION

    Execute arguments as a shell command.

 

    Combine ARGs into a single string, use the result as input to the shell,

    and execute the resulting commands.

 

    Exit Status:

    Returns exit status of command or success if command is null.

 

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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