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Re: When scripting, which is better?

From: "Ken Hirsch" <kenhirsch(at)myself(dot)com>
To: "Justin Clift" <justin(at)postgresql(dot)org>, "PostgreSQL Hackers Mailing List" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: When scripting, which is better?
Date: 2001-10-01 14:59:10
Message-ID: OE53oE1pbzE3zLEuPB00000779b@hotmail.com (view raw or flat)
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Justin Clift wrote:


> if [ x"$foo" = x"" ]; then

This is the safest way.  It prevents problems when $foo begins with with a
"-"

I don't know about your first question, though.


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