FreeBSD man pages : echo (1)
ECHO(1) FreeBSD General Commands Manual ECHO(1)
echo - write arguments to the standard output
echo [-n] [string ...]
The echo utility writes any specified operands, separated by single blank
(` ') characters and followed by a newline (`\n') character, to the stan-
The following option is available:
-n Do not print the trailing newline character. This may also be
achieved by appending `\c' to the end of the string, as is done by
iBCS2 compatible systems.
Some shells may provide a builtin echo command which is similar or iden-
tical to this utility. Consult the builtin(1) manual page.
The echo utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.
builtin(1), csh(1), printf(1), sh(1)
The echo utility is expected to be IEEE Std 1003.2 (``POSIX.2'') compati-
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