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 done done
   ​   ​
 +</​code>​
 +
 +To control the flow of a script and wait for sub processes to finish before continuing one can use the wait command (from the bash man page):
 +<​code>​
 +       wait [n ...]
 +              Wait  for each specified process and return its termination sta-
 +              tus.  Each n may be a process ID or a job  specification; ​ if  a
 +              job  spec  is  given, ​ all  processes in that jobâs pipeline are
 +              waited for.  If n is not given, all currently active child  pro-
 +              cesses ​ are  waited ​ for,  and  the return status is zero.  If n
 +              specifies a non-existent process or job, the  return ​ status ​ is
 +              127.   ​Otherwise, ​ the  return ​ status is the exit status of the
 +              last process or job waited for.
 </​code>​ </​code>​
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