my lame attempt at a shell script...

Eric F Crist ecrist at
Mon Jan 3 14:22:21 PST 2005

On Jan 3, 2005, at 4:16 PM, Timothy Luoma wrote:

> On Jan 3, 2005, at 4:52 PM, Eric F Crist wrote:
>> In regards to the = or -eq, I can't discern a difference in output 
>> when
>> I use them.  Can you explain further their differences?
> I think they are different ways of saying the same thing.  Personal 
> preference only as to which is better.
>> What would NOT EQUAL be?
> !=
> -ne only works for integars (see 'man test').
> TjL

Figured that out, thanks to your reference to man test.

Eric F Crist                  "I am so smart, S.M.R.T!"
Secure Computing Networks              -Homer J Simpson
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