What does ls /nosuchdir means ???

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Old 02-05-2008
I'm as confused as vgersh99 here, I don't see any concept here nor do I see any logic to a such a redundant piece of code.
# 9  
Old 02-06-2008
Even i do agree....
I have not read these concepts in any bash shell scripting guide.
Could you please clarify in detail ?
# 10  
Old 02-06-2008
Data Hi..

My script is as follows:

SIZE=$(cksum $SRC | awk '{print $2}')
if [[ $SIZE < 1 ]] ; then
ls /nosuchdir

The $INPUT_FILE is received as an argument to this script. This was developed by somebody else. So I am trying to understand the code. I got confused when i saw "ls /nosuchdir" . There will never be a directory under name "nosuchdir" in the whole file system. So what does this mean ??

I heard that people will use like this, and there is some concept behind this. Even I too don't know about hat and much confused...

So, please friends help me out...
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