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#!magic header. All the parsing rules, filename wildcards, $PATH searches etc., which were summarized above, apply.
#as the first non-whitespace character on a line
\as the last character on a line
This is actually just a particular instance of
\being to escape, or remove the special meaning from, the following character.
;as a separator between words on a line
N, or it defaults to the value of the last command run.
The exit status is an integer 0-255. Conventionally 0=success and any other value indicates a problem. Think of it as only one way for everything to work, but many possible ways to fail. If the command was terminated by a signal, the value is 128 plus the signal value.
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