LINE(1) User Commands LINE(1)


NAME


line - read one line

SYNOPSIS


line


DESCRIPTION


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


Exit status is:

0
Successful completion


>0
End-of-file on input.


SEE ALSO


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


February 1, 1995 LINE(1)