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Re: problem ? bug ?

From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: problem ? bug ?
Date: Sun, 05 Feb 2006 00:41:12 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/21.4 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden wrote:
> [kaneda<-ogorasek]~$if [ ! -a /etc/passwd ] ; then echo si ; fi

-a is used as a binary "and" operator here.  The expressions "!" and
"/etc/passwd" are nonempty strings, so both are considered true, and
the overall result is true.


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