Subject: Re: use of [ -e ${file} ]
To: James K. Lowden <>
From: Georg Schwarz <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/22/2004 18:09:01
> Did you perhaps mean "test -r $file"?  That works for files, directories,
> links, and devices.  

would also be an alternative worth considering. I think it really depends on
what you actually want to test for. For the occurrences in pkgsrc mentioned
-f would probably do.

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