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Re: [edlug] Ubuntu yes Command



On Wed, 18 Nov 2009 10:57:20 +0000
Lysimachos Zografos <lzografos@xxx.xxx.xxx> wrote:

> AFAIK yes is an old-ish command to be used via pipping in
> interactive command line programs that ask yes/no all the time.

It looks like it got introduced in 1979
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNIX/32V

YES(1)			FreeBSD General Commands Manual
		YES(1)

NAME
     yes -- be repetitively affirmative

SYNOPSIS
     yes [expletive]

DESCRIPTION
     The yes utility outputs expletive, or, by default, ``y'', forever.

HISTORY
     The yes command appeared in Version 32V AT&T UNIX.

FreeBSD 7.2			 June 6,
1993			   FreeBSD 7.2
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