Display helpful information about builtin commands.

help builtin
don't `man bash`
Sample Output
builtin: builtin [shell-builtin [arg ...]]
     Run a shell builtin.  This is useful when you wish to rename a
    shell builtin to be a function, but need the functionality of the
    builtin within the function itself.

By: kev
2011-12-25 04:52:49

What Others Think

% help builtin zsh: command not found: help
atoponce · 542 weeks and 1 day ago
+1 Why all the hatin' ? This drove me nuts until I figured it out. I can't for the life of me figure out why we tell n00bs to RTF man page when linux is missing distinct man pages for the simplest commends because they are built-ins.
unixmonkey365 · 540 weeks and 5 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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