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Re: extension of file-test primitives?


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: extension of file-test primitives?
Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:08:30 -0400
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On 8/19/17 9:52 PM, PePa wrote:
> In that case, would not [[ =fx $file ]] be more workable and in line with
> common GNU short commandline option practice??

Something. And not a character that's already a shell metacharacter,
either, which cuts down the available choices. `=', `+', or maybe
(though it's a distant third) `--'.

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