Subject: Re: use of [ -e ${file} ]
To: Georg Schwarz <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/22/2004 07:55:10
On Sat, 22 May 2004, Georg Schwarz wrote:

> My problem is now that IRIX 5.3's test does not support at all a -e
> option, thus I get an error message here. I am not sure about other
> operating systems. Those which use GNU or BSD code should most likely
> not have that problem.
> I am looking for suggestions how to solve that problem. For

Also, notice that mk/ uses test (or [) -e several times.

And I'd assume that many packages have configuration or build scripts that
also use it.

 Jeremy C. Reed

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