[CentOS] Why does 'test -f' and 'test -e' return true on a (hidden) file that doesn't exist?

Tue Apr 1 03:07:27 UTC 2008
Stephen Harris <lists at spuddy.org>

On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 02:13:26PM -0700, Tim Alberts wrote:
> Stephen Harris wrote:
> >
> >(BTW, putting * around lines you type is REALLY bad quoting style)
> >
> >  
> Copied from HTML into email program.  then sent as plain text.  complain 
> to thunderbird.

No.  Complain to person who _did_ it.

Technology is merely a tool.  It requires a brain to use the tools
properly.  We all make mistakes.  Learn from this one and don't trust
cut'n'paste systems in future.  They _will_ do the wrong thing.