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Re: Bug#6316: Is /usr/bin/[ still needed?

>>>>> Guy Maor writes:

> Lars Wirzenius <liw@iki.fi> writes:
>> Galen Hazelwood: > [ is a link to "test" for stupid old shells
>> which may not understand > the [ syntax.
>> Do we have any such shells for Debian? Is it likely that anyone
>> will ever install such a shell?

> I believe it's required for POSIX compliance.

It is required by IEEE 1003.2 (aka POSIX.2).

Dominik Kubla
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