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What is mean by -d in shell script ..i have build script which is validating against dirextory..
and  doing like this
                    if[ -d $dir/$relnumber]
                        then

what is -d means here?
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Question by:ANISHKA1
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Hello ANISHKA1,

-d means - is a directory

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sunnycoder
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Hi,
look at 'man test' to see all operators and functions!
In your case, [ -d $dir/$relnumber] means - Check whether $dir/$relnumber exists and is a directory.
 
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