CONTINUE ( 1 ) USER COMMANDSCONTINUE ( 1 )


NAME

continue - continue execution at top of the loop

SYNOPSIS

continue [ options ] [n]

DESCRIPTION

continue is a shell special built-in that continues execution at the top of smallest enclosing enclosing for, select, while , or until loop, if any; or the top of the n-th enclosing loop if n is specified.

If n is given, it must be a positive integer >= 1. If n is larger than the number of enclosing loops, the last enclosing loop will be used.

SEE ALSO

break(1)

IMPLEMENTATION

version
continue (AT&T Research) 1999-04-07
author
David Korn <dgkorn@gmail.com>
copyright
Copyright © 1982-2010 AT&T Intellectual Property
license
http://www.opensource.org/licenses/cpl1.0.txt