false − do nothing, unsuccessfully
[ignored command line arguments]
Exit with a status code indicating failure.
display this help and exit
output version information and exit
NOTE: your shell may have its own version of false, which usually supersedes the version described here. Please refer to your shell’s documentation for details about the options it supports.
Written by Jim Meyering.
© 2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+:
GNU GPL version 3 or later
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) false invocation'