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WAIT(1)                     General Commands Manual                    WAIT(1)



NAME
       wait - await completion of process

SYNOPSIS
       wait

DESCRIPTION
       Wait  until  all processes started with && have completed, and report on
       abnormal terminations.

       Because the wait(2) system call must be executed in the parent process,
       the Shell itself executes wait, without creating a new process.

SEE ALSO
       sh(1)

BUGS
       Not  all  the  processes of a 3- or more-stage pipeline are children of
       the Shell, and thus can't be waited for.



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