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From: Alan Gutierrez
Subject: Re:
Date: Sun, 9 Mar 2003 00:03:57 -0600
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* Bob Proulx <address@hidden> [2003-03-08 18:00]:
> Bob Lockie wrote:
> > >>if test "x$enable_ogglibs" = xyes; then
> > >>What does the "x" mean?
> > >
> > >The "x" is just there to make sure that there is something left of the 
> > >test's operator in case the variable is empty.
> > 
> > I can't find the "x" syntax in 'man test' or 'info test'.
> > Where is it explained?
> I see your confusion.  Let me try to explain it.  Step back from the
> above and look at what happens in this case.


> Hope that helps.

Immensely. I'd been doing this for months now without knowing why
exactly. Thank you.

Alan Gutierrez - address@hidden - KHTML on Windows

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