ifne man page

ifne — Run command if the standard input is not empty

Synopsis

ifne [-n] command

Description

ifne runs the following command if and only if the standard input is not empty.

Options

-n
Reverse operation. Run the command if the standard input is empty.

Note that if the standard input is not empty, it is passed through ifne in this case.

Example

find . -name core | ifne mail -s "Core files found" root

Author

Copyright 2008 by Javier Merino <cibervicho@gmail.com>

Licensed under the GNU GPL

Info

2008-05-01 moreutils moreutils