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Re: [Documentation] -d returns true for symlink to directory


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Documentation] -d returns true for symlink to directory
Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:18:56 -0400
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On 7/21/16 11:56 AM, Reuti wrote:

>> Yes.  All of the file-testing operators follow a symlink, EXCEPT for the
>> ones that specifically test whether the operand is a symlink (-h and -L).
> 
> While we are on this: wondering about the difference about -h and -L I found 
> that `man test` outputs on OS X:

Since those document the standalone `test' binary, I would go by what
the bash man page says for the bash builtin.  If you're wondering, Posix
says that they behave identically.

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