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Re: best way to test for empty dir?


From: Matias A. Fonzo
Subject: Re: best way to test for empty dir?
Date: Sat, 12 Dec 2009 16:23:22 -0200

On Sat, 12 Dec 2009 10:51:31 +0100
Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> wrote:

> "Matias A. Fonzo" <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> > A solution to check the broken symlink is:
> >
> > [ -e "foo" -o -L "foo" -a ! -e "foo" ]
> 
> In which way is the last check not redundant?
> 

In the sense that you have -e to check existing files and non-broken symlinks 
-instead of- "-e -o -L".

Regards,
Matías




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