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Re: Should -f test return true for symlinks ?

by Utilitarian (Vicar)
on Oct 23, 2013 at 13:43 UTC ( #1059307=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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    $ perl -e 'printf "File test: file %d f_link %d dir %d  d_link %d\n" ,
    +-f "file" , -f "f_link", -f "dir", -f  "d_link"; '
    File test: file 1 f_link 1 dir 0  d_link 0
    
    $ perl -e 'printf "Dir test: file %d f_link %d dir %d  d_link %d\n" ,-
    +d "file" , -d "f_link", -d "dir", -d  "d_link"; '
    Dir test: file 0 f_link 0 dir 1  d_link 1
    

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