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Re: test -r /dev/stdin fails in configure


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: test -r /dev/stdin fails in configure
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2001 13:03:55 -0400

> Fix:
>       I see no reason for testing with -r. A simple test -e should be
>       sufficient.

Not portable.  -f can't be used either, because it tests whether or not
the file is a regular file.  -s obviously won't work.  -r is the best
alternative.

-- 
``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet)

Chet Ramey, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/



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