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Old 09-24-2011
what does -e stands for

Below is a part of a script -
if [ -e $3 ]

I know -eq means equals in a n if statement but what does this -e means here ?
Please help.
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Old 09-24-2011
From your shell try "help test" or "man test" for the rest..

 -e FILE        True if file exists.

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Old 09-24-2011
it checks weather the file exists or not
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