The CASE statement

Syntax

case variable in
    value )
        command
        ;;
esac

Discussion

  • command may be a single command or multiple commands, which are either placed on different lines or divided by ; on the same line.
  • The value) command ;; branch may be repeated as needed.
  • The last branch closing mark ;; is not necessary, but for readability we advise to end also the last branch with a closing mark.

2021-12-18