Re: [ in /usr/bin Question
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Tom Grove wrote:
> Hello all...I am new to this Debian thing :-) I used it in the Woody
> days but moved over to the FreeBSD world for the last few years. I
> recently installed Testing (Lenny) and see the left bracket in my
> /usr/bin directory and do not know what it is. When I ls -al it I get:
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 24752 2007-01-30 13:51 /usr/bin/[
> This leads me to believe that it was installed with the base system or
> some package because I just installed the system earlier this week. Any
> help is much appreciated. Thanks.
I also have this file, and when I type man [, the manual for test shows
up. Now why this is I have no idea. If I try the command (since it is
executable) I get : bash: [: missing `]'
This is beyond my comprehension.
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