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Re: Manual: `select' builtin command not present in "Index of Shell Buil

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Manual: `select' builtin command not present in "Index of Shell Builtin Commands"
Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2010 13:03:21 -0500

> Dear developers,
> Today, I read
> http://www.gnu.org/software/bash/manual/html_node/Bash-Variables.html#index-COLUMNS-179
> and discovered that `select' builtin command was not present in
> http://www.gnu.org/software/bash/manual/html_node/Builtin-Index.html#Builtin-Index
> although it was present in
> http://www.gnu.org/software/bash/manual/html_node/Conditional-Constructs.html#Conditional-Constructs.
> Please add `select' builtin command to
> http://www.gnu.org/software/bash/manual/html_node/Builtin-Index.html#Builtin-Index.

`select' is not a builtin command.  It's part of the shell language.  These
are two different things.


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