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critical impact:

test, [, [[ - option unavailable (CrUn354)

CMD Impacts

Problem description

The test command's -e option exists on Tru64 UNIX but not on HP-UX.

Use the following -e option to determine if a file exists:

-e file

This option returns TRUE if file exists.


UNIX Command Options[:-e UNIX Command Options[[:-e UNIX Command Optionstest:-e    

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Solution description

Review your code and applicable manpages to determine how to resolve this issue.

Consider using the -a option within Korn shell scripts or use the HP-UX POSIX shell, which supports the -e option.

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Problem summary

classifications source types OS release severity type
CMD Make, Script any HP-UX 11i version critical unavailable
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