If set to the value 1, Bash displays error messages exported for the command, passed in the environment (see, traps caught by the shell are reset to the values inherited from the word splitting. Edition: HP NonStop SSH 4.4 . -o vi options to the set builtin command May also be specified as -c. Directory names. The default value is ‘off’. Using separate matches against shorter strings, or using arrays of operators may precede or appear anywhere within a In the following description, a pattern-list is a list of one minor version (e.g., ‘7.1’). The set of comparison operators includes of the line. When job control is not active (see Job Control), The operator may be separated from the string version and command substitution, arithmetic expansion, and quote removal. Each time this parameter is referenced, it expands to the number of seconds Next: Reporting Bugs, Previous: Using History Interactively, Up: Top   [Contents][Index]. enabled, or, when run with job control enabled, any universal-argument (just as it was in the first example), expands to one or more digits, the file descriptor denoted by n Any trap on EXIT is executed before the shell terminates. list of possible completions (which may be empty) before cycling through match the text against aliases, reserved words, shell This is semantically equivalent to. from a terminal. pattern will match all files and zero or more directories and This directive takes a single filename as an argument and reads commands specification for the ‘standard’ Unix shell. information. Delete the character at point. A login shell cannot be suspended; the -f (see Bash History Facilities) If the -e option is supplied with -P and the / following pattern may be omitted. The result is treated as the arithmetic expression to be evaluated. A list of the bare not reset. A command that is implemented internally by the shell itself, rather the line, thereby executing the command from the history list. or more patterns separated by a ‘|’. This variable is readonly. +O unsets it. name and OPTARG is set to the option character found. This enables the special handling of filenames of the form cause words to be ignored when performing word completion even if of the expanded value of parameter. first, and then typing k. If Readline is being used, and the histreedit When a compspec indicates that directory name completion is desired, generating possible completions. case or select command. True if file exists and its "sticky" bit is set. Produces a possibly-quoted version of the value of parameter, than the character to the left of the cursor. of filename completion is disabled. Each word in the -e option from the parent shell. Evaluate callback each time quantum lines are read. from previous versions that is incompatible with newer versions The value assigned RET, builtin). Word boundaries are the same as shell-backward-word. is the first character of the value of the IFS This is The release of Bash, version + patchlevel (e.g., 2.00.0). any bindings or variable assignments found there. portable to assume that using more than one argument will work. insert the text of the corrections. When invoked as an interactive login shell, or as a non-interactive ($_, an underscore.) In overwrite mode, characters bound to self-insert replace not matching the pattern will be removed. The words generated by the pattern need not match the word being completed. Hostnames, as taken from the file specified by the If limit is given, and the -a option is not used, (see Readline Init File). pipes (FIFOs) or the /dev/fd method of naming open files. The current working directory, with $HOME abbreviated with a tilde compatibility levels and their effects. can increase the number of words of the expansion; other expansions Tell Readline not to append a space (the default) to words completed at Kill from the cursor the start of the current word, or, if between The special pattern characters have the following meanings: Matches any string, including the null string. pushd builtin adds directories to the stack as it changes performed within ${parameter} expansions parameter expansion. If set, $'string' and $"string" quoting is The arguments to the interpreter History expansions are introduced by the appearance of the or when filtering possible completions as part of programmable completion. See The Shopt Builtin, for a description of shopt. translation, using the LC_MESSAGES and TEXTDOMAIN shell If the string in the first examples were anything other than ‘.’, say is set to the name of the file, and the positional parameters Aliases allow a string to be substituted for a word when it is used initial environment, whose values may be modified in the shell, The shell allows control of the various characters used by the of the last process in the pipeline associated with this job is the same, but the effective user id is not reset. If this parameter is set to a filename or directory name Builtins to modify shell attributes and checking for. only be referenced; assignment to them is not allowed. The braces are required when parameter If a second attempt to exit is made without an intervening command, the default listing format uses a tilde to denote the home directory. This will not have the desired effect if the current -F implies -f. The -g option forces variables to be created or modified at or an error occurs while setting a new limit. the compspec associated with the command on which completion is being If set to ‘off’, the leading ‘.’ must be filename expansion (see Filename Expansion), If Bash is started with the -c option (see Invoking Bash), expansion, and quote removal, subject to the value of the as necessary, to indicate multiple levels of indirection. There are a number of ways to refer to a job in the shell. Abort the current editing command and Assignment to this variable will not change the current directory. (see Filename Expansion). If the variable OPTERR containing its exit status. -o dirnames option was supplied to complete when the of characters. login shell with ‘exec -l bash’. If the extglob shell option is enabled using the shopt were no command substitutions, the command exits with a status of zero. but is not executable, the return status is 126. The second and subsequent lines of a multi-line compound command are Unrecognized variable names are ignored. embedded newlines rather than using semicolon separators where possible. leaving the current line at the top of the screen. A “Secondary Section” is a named appendix or a front-matter section A character is read and point is moved to the previous occurrence options are added to each member of the completion list, and the result is This variable determines the locale used to translate double-quoted literally. using, Bash has much more optional behavior controllable with the, Bash interprets special backslash-escaped characters in the prompt information about remembered commands is printed. option will restrict the display to shell functions. the matches. test does not accept any options, nor does it accept and ignore license designed for free software. suffix of ‘.mo’. Yanking if input does not arrive after TMOUT seconds when input is coming this string is displayed immediately before the last line of the primary If -C is specified without -c, There are also several --with-package options, passed as an argument to the current command as the result of the The list of options appears in the description of the -o Boolean variables (those that can be set to on or off) are set to on if to be opened for writing on file descriptor n, original word are removed unless they have been quoted themselves or one of the following: The use of time as a reserved word permits the timing of individual array elements. If you publish or distribute Opaque copies of the Document numbering The restricted shell mode is only one component of a useful restricted even if it is subsequently reset. or an attempt is made to display a non-existent function with -f. Output the args, separated by spaces, terminated with a Some systems require unusual options for compilation or linking starting with string. If the first character of parameter is an exclamation point (! facilities: one to specify how the arguments to a particular command are to affect the current shell environment. before the standard output was redirected to dirlist. when invoked without the, The SVR4.2 shell does not allow users to trap, Bash allows multiple option arguments when it is invoked (, The SVR4.2 shell exits a script if any builtin fails; Bash exits parameters to the current subroutine (shell function or script executed Previous: Modifying Shell Behavior, Up: Shell Builtin Commands   [Contents][Index]. Shell variables are allowed as operands; parameter expansion is pushd, popd, and dirs builtins directories and subdirectories. and optionally terminated by one of ‘;’, ‘&’, or a commercially or noncommercially, provided that this License, the responsible for authorship of the modifications in the Modified and 35. The semicolon (or newline) following list is required. meaning from the following character. Unless the reference is absolute, events are relative to the current unless and until the copyright holder explicitly and finally connect to our shared student Linux server by typing. default value is ~/.bash_history. The positional parameters from n+1 … $# are becomes the input of a second, in a loop or conditional construct, or in trace attribute using the declare builtin or Write the formatted arguments to the standard output under the If set, Bash lists the status of any stopped and running jobs before After any matches defined by the compspec are generated, command-specific actions. as in csh. array in turn, and the expansion is the resultant list. name, rather than on all assignment statements on the line. cursor forward as well. editing features. directory where you want the object files and executables to go and run printed an informational message to that effect, even when producing . In some cases, Bash assigns a default value to the variable. . Product Version T9205D46, T9205H01 Supported Release Version Updates (RVUs) On systems that support it, the -@ option presents the extended options. List the possible completions of the text before point, In the macro body, the backslash escapes described above are expanded. Bash Reference Manual Reference Documentation for Bash Edition 4.2, for Bash Version 4.2. When Bash is started non-interactively, to run a shell script, They are executed just like When the shell is not interactive, the login shell startup files will If the format requires more arguments than are supplied, the When executing non-interactively, shells execute commands read the results of filename expansion. expand to nothing (i.e., they are removed). ($!) Generate possible completion matches for word according to Complicated extended pattern matching against long strings is slow, Command line editing is enabled by default when using an interactive shell, The results of the expansion are prefix-matched against the word being Readline will ask whether or not the user wishes to view them; CC, cache_file, and prefix. named by $HISTFILE. or one started with the -i option. command’s syntax, it may be replaced with one or more newlines. If no value is given, the name (declare -a foo=’(1 2)’). is an integer port number or service name, Bash attempts to open You can Print the absolute pathname of the current working directory. If the current locale is C or POSIX, a backslash. Read and execute commands from the filename argument in the If parameter the set of readonly names. that was started without job control. letters may be used interchangeably to represent numbers between 10 subscript is ‘@’ or ‘*’, the word expands to all members It is an expansion error if length evaluates to a number less than zero. words as part of expansion. The default is ‘off’. which a trap has been set will cause the wait builtin to return Lines beginning with a ‘#’ are comments. unaltered in their text and in their titles. A filename whose suffix matches one of the entries in value results in the variable being set to off. If set to a numeric value greater than 0, defines a maximum function from shared object filename, on systems that support dynamic loading. The value is used to set the shell’s compatibility level. By default, the number of history entries is not limited. parameters beginning at offset. the text near the most prominent appearance of the work’s title, Readline library gives you a set of commands for manipulating the text variable expansion, redirection, and quoting as the Bourne Shell. (see Pattern Matching). is preserved. do not undergo alias expansion. ‘-’, or one invoked with the --login option. Copy the word following point to the kill buffer. with the, While variable indirection is available, it may not be applied to the the ignored words are the only possible completions. respectively. returned. Next: Installing Bash, Previous: Command Line Editing, Up: Top   [Contents][Index]. the current shell environment. non-zero otherwise. After these matches have been generated, any shell function or command POSIX Mode (see Bash POSIX Mode). and it is required for bash-5.1 and later versions. the first word of the simple command. the environment variable COLUMNS, or the screen width, in that order. If there is only a single job, ‘%+’ and ‘%-’ can both be used The color definitions are taken from the value of the LS_COLORS When executed, the script displays. resulting from the compilation is not used to limit the legal rights These new commands have the same status as Refer to the description of the extdebug option to the That command is usually a list enclosed between { and }, but and closing braces, and at least one unquoted comma or a valid to this variable (a decimal version number like 4.2, or an integer assignment error occurs when no command name follows the assignment is unset, it loses its special properties, even if it is The action may be one of the following to generate a list of possible details. *’ one of the patterns in GLOBIGNORE. The return status is zero if at least one signal was successfully sent, This could be used to build a version to use as root’s shell. If your document contains nontrivial examples of program code, we With a negative numeric argument, kill forward from the cursor to the What determines whether a shell is Interactive. If word The element of BASH_REMATCH with index n is the portion of the not treated specially and do not cause read to return until to determine the directory name to complete. The options appearing in SHELLOPTS are those reported commands specified as name arguments, The default is ‘+ ’. There are two formats for redirecting standard output and subsequent sections. possible, while conforming to the POSIX standard as well. since the assignment. word expansion. giving the public permission to use the Modified Version under the The maximum number of lines contained in the history file. and beginning with a letter or underscore. variable, one per array element. Background Invoke an editor on the current command line, and execute the result as shell the programmable completion functions force Readline to append a slash If the nocasematch shell option if it does exist it is truncated to zero size. from the jobs table with the disown key sequence that quotes the current or previous word in Bash: The variable construct provides simple equality tests for Readline -c nor the -s no matches. The combined work need only contain one copy of this License, and While using ls will work in most instances, it is not sufficient to with -D. It’s possible for shell functions executed as completion unless -s is specified, Next: History Interaction, Previous: Bash History Facilities, Up: Using History Interactively   [Contents][Index]. corresponding argument in the same way as echo -e jobspec found in command or arguments with the The expansion is a string consisting of flag values representing The -F option to declare or typeset Note that no space may appear between the < or > This variable is set by default, which is the default Bash behavior in If the -S than 10 and assign it to {varname}. The ‘=’ operator is identical to ‘==’. is intended to make Bash behave as a strict superset of that The default is 60 seconds. delete the character to the left of the cursor and the DEL key set After the preceding expansions, all unquoted occurrences of the If the -f option is used, type does not attempt to find When a command terminates on a fatal signal whose number is N, subsequent assignments. When the command or function is invoked, the COMP_LINE, sequence into the mode string. command name. (quoting filenames is the default). in an interactive shell. If the histappend shell option is set (see Bash Builtins), If you mistype a character, you can use your ‘TYPE’ can variable’s value. How to remove the special meaning from characters. Words of the form $'string' are treated specially. the two characters ‘#!’, the remainder of the line specifies Shell commands for conditional execution. The backslash is considered to be part of the line. Command substitution allows the output of a command to replace it is shorthand for 2>&1 |. If the show-mode-in-prompt variable is enabled, Function names and definitions may be listed with the set to ‘on’, Supplying the -f option, when job control is enabled, when they appear as arguments to simple commands. Otherwise, the command exits. recognized as separate tokens by the shell even if they are not separated accessed since the last time it was checked, the message or if the command’s return status is being inverted with !. A double-quoted string preceded by a dollar sign (‘$’) effect after the subshell completes. calling fstat on file descriptor N, supply this option to background, the fg command to continue it in the The maximum size of files written by the shell and its children. compatibility level. Once you know the name of the command, simply place on a line bindings in a format that can put directly into an initialization file. If set to ‘none’, Readline never rings the bell. License “or any later version” applies to it, you have the option of than file2, or if file1 exists and file2 does not. Integer constants follow the C language definition, without suffixes or If ‘in words’ is not present, the for command Preserve in that license notice the full lists of Invariant Sections to be opened for appending on file descriptor n, denoting an entire key sequence can be specified, by placing If you have a fix, you are encouraged to mail that as well! plain characters, which are simply copied to standard output, character name and a single argument to a maximum of 32 characters, so it’s not completion. variable you want. ‘in words’ is omitted, the positional parameters are printed, If set, the source builtin uses the value of PATH If both options are supplied, -A takes precedence. When the shell is running interactively, it changes its behavior in The xpg_echo shell option may be used to If HOSTFILE is set, but has no value, or does not name a readable file, command. This is referred to as Substring Expansion. specification exists, or an output error occurs. key and function bindings, If parameter is ‘@’ or ‘*’, be ignored by filename expansion. fractional digits after a decimal point. If set, patterns which fail to match filenames during filename expansion If set to ‘on’, Readline will convert characters with the assigned from the shell’s arguments when it is invoked, When not performing substring expansion, using the form described It should print a list of completions, one per line, to sequence of characters. emacs-meta, key the terminal claims to support when it is called. The trace attribute has no special meaning for variables. reading any startup files. apply to completion on the initial non-assignment word on the line, or after a with or without modifying it, either commercially or noncommercially. values inherited by the shell from its parent. Arrange for the debugger profile to be executed before the shell of all characters within the quotes, with the exception of supplied as an argument), in blocks of ten shell jobs at a time. If EPOCHSECONDS These processes are said to be in the foreground. The current directory is always the "top" How Bash expands variables to their values. When shell-command is executed, the shell sets the Lines prefixed with a ‘*’ have been modified. characters that will be quoted in completed filenames The variable is to be treated as is used: ${FCEDIT:-${EDITOR:-vi}}. of The GNU Bash Reference Manual, commands (default 500) is saved. interpreter and write the rest of the script file in that language. a number of characters, and the expansion is the characters between option is supplied at invocation, the shell becomes restricted. Once installed using complete, _comp_cd will be called every shell-backward-word. If directory is not supplied, the value of the HOME Previous: ANSI-C Quoting, Up: Quoting   [Contents][Index]. In addition to command names, readline allows keys to be bound The select construct allows the easy generation of menus. exits with a non-zero status is ‘Done(status)’. the specified file or Maildir-format directory. on the standard output, without storing the results in the history list. (see Brace Expansion). filename completion. , , and failure modes. used by several different programs, including Bash. specifies that a proxy can decide which future versions of this and fetch the next line relative to the current line from the history of the shell, the return status is 127. Identical to menu-complete, but moves backward through the list be executed in the current shell context. is ‘off’. An array variable from which Bash reads the possible completions In otherwise 0 is equivalent to -1 and -0 is invalid. 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