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Re: Feature request - ganged file test switches


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Feature request - ganged file test switches
Date: Sat, 09 Aug 2014 17:16:08 +0200
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Steve Simmons <address@hidden> writes:

> Advance apologies if this has already been discussed and rejected.
>
> It would be nice to have ganged file test switches. As an example, to test 
> that a directory exists and is properly accessible one could do
>
>   if [[ -d foo ]] && [[ -r foo ]] && [[ -x foo ]] ; then . . .
>
> but
>
>   if [[ -drx foo ]] ; then . . .
>
> is a lot easier.

But it is ambigous.  Does it mean adjuntion or conjunction?

Andreas.

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