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Re: test -f with no args is true

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: test -f with no args is true
Date: Sat, 15 Apr 2006 23:15:05 -0400
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Bob Proulx wrote:

> As an alternative, you could use the [[ ... ]] syntax.  That is the
> newer syntax, covered in POSIX too so should be portable to POSIX
> systems, but is always a built-in to the shell.

POSIX declined to standardize [[...]].  It just happens to appear in
`posix shells' descended from ksh or bash.

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