Evaluate several commands/arguments
Syntax eval [arguments]
The arguments are concatenated together into a single command, which is then read and executed, and its exit status returned as the exit status of
If there are no arguments or only empty arguments, the return status is zero.
This is a BASH shell builtin, to display your local syntax from the bash prompt type: help [e]val
Related linux commands:
case – Conditionally perform a command.
expr – Evaluate expressions.
for – Expand words, and execute commands .
gawk – Find and Replace text within file(s).
test – Evaluate a conditional expression.
Equivalent Windows command: CALL – Call one batch program from another.