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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. Note that many shells (e.g., csh(1) and ksh(1)) provide a built-in echo command which tends to differ from this utility in the treatment of options and backslashes.
EXIT STATUS
The echo utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.
SEE ALSO
csh(1), ksh(1), printf(1)
STANDARDS
The echo utility is expected to be IEEE Std 1003.2 (``POSIX.2'') compati- ble.
HISTORY
An echo utility appeared in Version 2 AT&T UNIX. NetBSD 9.99 February 26, 2020 NetBSD 9.99
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