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repeat

repeat n command

Execute n instances of command .

Examples

Generate a test file for a program by saving 25 copies of /usr/dict/words in a file:

% repeat 25 cat /usr/dict/words > test_file

Read 10 lines from the terminal and store in item_list :

% repeat 10 line > item_list

Append 50 boilerplate files to report :

% repeat 50 cat template >> report


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