until

Execute consequent-commands as long as test-commands has an exit status which is not zero.

SYNTAX
      until test-commands; do consequent-commands; done

The return status is the exit status of the last command executed in consequent-commands, or zero if none was executed.

Related commands:

case
- Conditionally perform a command
for - Expand words, and execute commands
if - Conditionally perform a command
while - Execute commands

Equivalent Windows NT commands:

FOR - Conditionally perform a command several times
IF - Conditionally perform a command



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