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Re: extension of file-test primitives?


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: extension of file-test primitives?
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:17:33 -0400
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On 8/23/17 11:13 AM, dethrophes wrote:
> Yhea I just learned that now, it's been at least a decade since I looked at
> the posix spec on test.
> 
> Should probably update the bash help to reflect that
> 
> as help bash (in my version at least) only says
> 
>       EXPR1 -a EXPR2 True if both expr1 AND expr2 are true.
>       EXPR1 -o EXPR2 True if either expr1 OR expr2 is true.

Why update the help documentation? Bash supports it. It's just deprecated
in the posix standard.


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