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ECHO(1)                      BSD Reference Manual                      ECHO(1)

NAME
     echo - write arguments to the standard output

SYNOPSIS
     echo [-n] [string ...]

DESCRIPTION
     The echo utility writes any specified operands, separated by single blank
     (`` '') characters and followed by a newline (``\n'') character, to the
     standard output.

     The following option is available:

     -n    Do not print the trailing newline character.

     The echo utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.

SEE ALSO
     printf(1)

STANDARDS
     The echo utility is expected to be IEEE Std1003.2 (``POSIX'') compatible.

4.4BSD                           July 22, 1993                               1