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Re: Typo (?) in man page


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Typo (?) in man page
Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2018 15:19:14 -0500
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On 3/2/18 10:00 AM, Fabrizio Di Pilla wrote:

> I think it should say:
> 
> command2  is  executed  if,  and only if, command1 returns a non-zero exit
> status.
> 
> Notice the added ',' so it will be same as the AND example.
> I don't know if this is really a typo since English is not my primary
> language.

Either way is acceptable, but there's no reason not to make the two cases
consistent. Thanks for the report.

Chet
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