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Linux Scripting: The Bash Test and Comparison Functions

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Are you confused by the plethora of testing and comparison options in the Bash shell? This tip helps you demystify the various types of file, arithmetic, and string tests so you will always know when to use test, [ ], [[ ]], (( )), or if-then-else constructs.
 read more | score:7576 | -Ida Momtaheni, February 23, 2007
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