james at grayonline.id.au
Mon Jun 27 02:34:51 UTC 2005
On Mon, 27 Jun 2005 07:13 am, Todd Deshane wrote:
> When you want to compare strings use ==
> If you want to compare numbers you the -eq (equal)
> -lt (less than) -le (less than or equal to) .... etc.
> so one of your conditions was something like:
> $num_tries != $max
> instead it could be
> $num_tries -lt $max
The translation of "!=" is "not equal" which in bash scripting (comparing
numbers) is "-ne", as opposed to "-lt" (less than) as stated above.
Although I agree that "-lt" is probably better logic than "-ne" in the case of
the OP's script. :)
In Brooklyn, we had such great pennant races, it made the World Series
just something that came later.
-- Walter O'Malley, Dodgers owner
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