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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.



ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       tab()    allbox;    cw(2.750000i)|     cw(2.750000i)     lw(2.750000i)|
       lw(2.750000i).  ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE AvailabilitySUNWcsu


SEE ALSO
       sh(1), read(2), attributes(5)



SunOS 5.10                        1 Feb 1995                           line(1)