NAME
    case - Execute commands based on pattern matching.

SYNOPSIS
    case WORD in [PATTERN [| PATTERN]...) COMMANDS ;;]... esac

DESCRIPTION
    Execute commands based on pattern matching.
    
    Selectively execute COMMANDS based upon WORD matching PATTERN.  The
    `|' is used to separate multiple patterns.
    
    Exit Status:
    Returns the status of the last command executed.

SEE ALSO
    bash(1)

IMPLEMENTATION
    GNU bash, version 4.1.5(1)-release (i486-pc-linux-gnu)
    Copyright (C) 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
    License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later