Entering commands on the same line
To send several commands, one after another, separate each of them
with a semicolon. For example:
$ ls > list ; sort list > list1
This command sequence creates a list of files in a file called
list. It then sorts the contents of the file
alphabetically and redirects the output into a file called
The command after the semicolon is not executed until the command
before it has completed; the shell waits for the earlier
commands to finish.
Running commands in a pipeline
Running a sequence of commands
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003