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Re: [ ! ! hey ] -> [: too many arguments

From: Steffen Nurpmeso
Subject: Re: [ ! ! hey ] -> [: too many arguments
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 17:20:11 +0200
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One more, and orry for the late reply, i waited until i could test
also SunOS 5.9 test(1) (binary from 2002-04-07!).

Emanuele Torre wrote in
 |On 22/06/23 11:08 PM, Steffen Nurpmeso wrote:
 |    bash-5.1$ test ! ! hey         ; printf %s\\n "$?"
 |test(1) needs to treat the 0 to 4 arguments expressions specially
 |according to POSIX so the bug is probably only in the code that
 |implements those special cases.

Anyhow it seems bash(1) [/test diverges from _all_ test(1)'s
in my reach (SunOS, OpenBSD, NetBSD, FreeBSD, busybox, GNU
coreutils).  It can do what it wants, of course.

|Der Kragenbaer,                The moon bear,
|der holt sich munter           he cheerfully and one by one
|einen nach dem anderen runter  wa.ks himself off
|(By Robert Gernhardt)

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