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Repeat the previously used command (!!) until it exits with a success code (0). To put a delay between attempts you could do something like
until !!; do sleep 5; done
to wait 5 seconds after each attempt.
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Executes the previously-run command constantly until it returns 0 (success). Put a
You want bash to keep running the command until it is successful (until the exit code is 0). Give a dummy command, which sets the exit code to 1 then keep running your command until it exits cleanly
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