shift

Shift positional parameters.

Syntax

      shift [n]

The positional parameters from n+1 ... are renamed to $1 ....
Parameters represented by the numbers $# down to $#-n+1 are unset.

n must be a non-negative number less than or equal to $#. If n is 0, no parameters are changed. If n is not given, it is assumed to be 1. If n is greater than $#, the positional parameters are not changed.

The return status is greater than zero if n is greater than $# or less than zero; otherwise 0.

shift is a bash builtin command.

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Related:

set - Set a shell variable = value


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