www.delorie.com/gnu/docs/hello/hello_7.html   search  
 
Buy GNU books!


Printing a Greeting

[ < ] [ > ]   [ << ] [ Up ] [ >> ]         [Top] [Contents] [Index] [ ? ]

4. Invoking hello

The format for running the hello program is:

 
hello option ...

hello supports the following options:

`--help'
`-h'
Print an informative help message describing the options and then exit.

`--version'
`-v'
Print the version number of hello on the standard error output and then exit.

`--traditional'
`-t'
Use the traditional greeting message `hello, world' rather than the more modern `Hello, world!'.

`--mail'
`-m'
Print your mail on the standard output.


  webmaster     delorie software   privacy  
  Copyright 2003   by The Free Software Foundation     Updated Jun 2003