Cause a shell function to exit with the return value n.
Syntax return [n] Options n Return value i.e. an errorlevel
If n is not supplied, the return value is the exit status of the last command executed in the function. This can also be used to terminate execution of a script being executed with the . (or source) builtin, returning either n or the exit status of the last command executed within the script as the exit status of the script.
The return status is false if return is used outside a function and not during the execution of a script by . or source.
return is a bash builtin command.
“If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people” ~ Chinese Proverb
Related linux commands:
. period - Run commands from a file
Equivalent Windows command: EXIT - Exit a windows CMD shell