[ILUG] POTD reminder
kevin+dated+1103395530.c42a1f at ie.suberic.net
Mon Dec 13 18:45:16 GMT 2004
On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 05:31:45PM +0000, P at draigBrady.com wrote:
> kevin lyda wrote:
> > it's better if you do the following:
> > if [ X"$str" = X"1" ] || [ "$int" -eq "1" ]; then
> > echo "str or int is 1"
> > elif [ "$int" -lt "10" ] && [ -e "file" ]; then
> > echo "int less than 10 and file exists"
> > fi
> > that way if $str begins with a - it won't annoy test.
> Apart from that X"$str" trick looking horrible,
> it's unecessary from my testing. test and the
> builtin [ seem to be clever enough to parse options
> only when appropriate.
on linux, yes. but not on all versions of test sadly.
kevin lyda Every gun that is made, every warship launched,
kevin at ie.suberic.net every rocket fired signifies, in the final
http://ie.suberic.net/~kevin/ sense, a theft from those who hunger and are
Dwight Eisenhower, 1953 ----> not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
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