the "yes" comand

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at
Wed Mar 4 16:09:42 PST 2009

On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 7:01 PM, Vasadi I. Claudiu Florin
<claudiu.vasadi at> wrote:
> Hell-o,
> Ever wondered about the "yes" command? Well, I have. If one does "yes" into
> a terminal one get's an infinit output of "y" on a new line each time.
> What's the deal here?
> I saw the same thing on linux, but you only had to type "y" (those cheap
> blokes :P)
> So... what's going on ?

man yes

Glen Barber

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