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From: Peter Stuge <peter@×××××.se>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: esethome
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2012 13:43:07
Message-Id: 20120615134103.11260.qmail@stuge.se
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: esethome by Ian Stakenvicius
Ian Stakenvicius wrote:
> > Mike Frysinger wrote: > >>> + # lets see if the username already exists + if [[ > >>> ! -n $(egetent passwd "${euser}") ]] ; then > >> > >> "! -n" -> "-z" > > > > Does the $() argument ever need to be double quoted, or do all > > versions of bash actually have the string argument optional even > > though that's not what the man page reads? > > Ever? Yes, but only if what is being returned can contain spaces
Sorry, I should have mentioned that I had the case of the empty string in mind. //Peter

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Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: esethome Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>