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Re: comparison inside [[]] is not numeric comparison?


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: comparison inside [[]] is not numeric comparison?
Date: Thu, 09 Dec 2010 18:01:19 +0100
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"john.ruckstuhl" <address@hidden> writes:

> In bash, a comparison inside "[["/"]]" is lexicographic not numeric?

[[ ... ]] uses the same operators as test, so if you want numeric
comparison you need to use -gt, -lt, etc.

> Which part of the documentation would set me straight?

$ help [[

Andreas.

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