OT: Shell Script

John Jolet john at jolet.net
Tue Feb 7 18:19:42 GMT 2006

On Feb 7, 2006, at 12:08 PM, Rodney Green wrote:

> Hello,
> In a shell script, does the command specified on one line wait  
> until the previous line's command finishes before running? I've  
> looked at a few tutorials but didn't find anything. I'm attempting  
> to run a mail archiving script that has to be run for each mail  
> archive file. I don't want them to all run at the same time as that  
> would probably overload the system.
yes.  it's as if you were sitting there typing the commands.
unless the line is terminated with &
> Thanks,
> Rod
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