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Is it correct? if test grep EOF $a ...

read a
if test grep EOF $a
then echo yes file
echo no

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Old 06-24-2019
Welcome to the forum.

No, it is not. Running above through a shell immediately yields
bash: test: EOF: binary operator expected

if grep EOF $a

and make sure to enter the name of an existing file when reading a.

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