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# 8  
Old 09-22-2009
Is there any other reason than to be cool for not using `if (x>999)'? =P

(And that's my first post, talking about something i have no clue about... Doh.)
# 9  
Old 09-24-2009
Hi TaylanUB,

What exactly do you want to check with that?
The proper syntax in shell would be:
Code:
if ($x>999); then
    something
fi

and it will fail in most cases.
Have you only tried your command?
Code:
terminal80:~# x=abc
terminal80:~# if ($x>999); then echo wrong; else echo right; fi
-bash: rty: command not found
right
terminal80:~# x=123
terminal80:~# if ("$x">999); then echo wrong; else echo right; fi
-bash: 123: command not found
right

 

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