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Re: Bug with 'test' built-in.


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bug with 'test' built-in.
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2006 11:39:36 -0400
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Paul Jarc wrote:


> There are a few different ways to get the behavior you want.  

Paul is correct, though I'd simply use the standard `-e' operator to test
for file existence.  Unary -a exists only for compatibility.

Chet

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