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NAMEcontinue - continue for, while, or until loop
SYNOPSIScontinue [ n ]
DESCRIPTIONThe continue utility shall return to the top of the smallest enclosing for, while, or until loop, or to the top of the nth enclosing loop, if n is specified. This involves repeating the condition list of a while or until loop or performing the next assignment of a for loop, and re-executing the loop if appropriate.
The value of n is a decimal integer greater than or equal to 1. The default shall be equivalent to n=1. If n is greater than the number of enclosing loops, the outermost enclosing loop shall be used.
OPERANDSSee the DESCRIPTION.
STDERRThe standard error shall be used only for diagnostic messages.
- Successful completion.
n value was not an unsigned decimal integer greater than or equal to 1.
CONSEQUENCES OF ERRORSDefault.
The following sections are informative.
for i in *
if test -d "$i"
echo "\"$i\"" is not a directory.
SEE ALSOSpecial Built-In Utilities
COPYRIGHTPortions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .
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