What does the semicolon or newline command delimiter operator in Bash?

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This article talks about the semi-colon and new line as control operator in bash.


command1 ; command2
# or

What effect do they have?

  • Commands separated by a ; or a newline are executed sequentially;
  • the shell waits for each command to terminate in turn.
  • The return status is the exit status of the last command executed.

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