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list is a sequence of one or more pipelines separated by one
of the operators `;', `&', `&&', or `||',
and optionally terminated by one of `;', `&', or a
Of these list operators, `&&' and `||' have equal precedence, followed by `;' and `&', which have equal precedence.
If a command is terminated by the control operator `&',
the shell executes the command asynchronously in a subshell.
This is known as executing the command in the background.
The shell does not wait for the command to finish, and the return
status is 0 (true).
When job control is not active (see section 7. Job Control),
the standard input for asynchronous commands, in the absence of any
explicit redirections, is redirected from
Commands separated by a `;' are executed sequentially; the shell waits for each command to terminate in turn. The return status is the exit status of the last command executed.
The control operators `&&' and `||' denote AND lists and OR lists, respectively. An AND list has the form
command1 && command2
command2 is executed if, and only if, command1 returns an exit status of zero.
An OR list has the form
command1 || command2
command2 is executed if, and only if, command1 returns a non-zero exit status.
The return status of AND and OR lists is the exit status of the last command executed in the list.