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How to test for file existence in C shell script.

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What is the syntax for the If statement when testing for the
existence of a file in a C shell script?
e.g. in Korn Shell, if test -f $filename then....
How is this done in C Shell?
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Use

if ({ test -f $filename }) then
   ...
else
   ...
endif

The white space is important here---don't omit the space
after $filename.

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