Reserved Words and Built-In Commands

  • Chris F. A. Johnson
  • Jayant Varma

Abstract

There are almost 60 built-in commands and more than 20 reserved words in bash. Some of them are indispensable, and some are rarely used in scripts. Some are used primarily at the command line, and some are seldom seen anywhere. Some have been discussed already, and others will be used extensively in future chapters.

Keywords

Command Line Input Stream Standard Input Date Command Symbolic Link 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Copyright information

© Chris F. A. Johnson and Jayant Varma 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chris F. A. Johnson
    • 1
  • Jayant Varma
    • 1
  1. 1.OntarioCanada

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