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Re: What is this
Dave Korn wrote:
From: Igor Pechtchanski
Sent: 07 September 2004 03:57
On Mon, 6 Sep 2004, Dave Korn wrote:
From: cygwin-owner On Behalf Of Phil Betts
Sent: 06 September 2004 12:34
Brian Dessent wrote:
"Mirko Tebaldi (Indirizzo Pubblico)" wrote:
What is /bin/test.exe ?
i have a script that uses that, but it has not output
and no --help
or --usage !!!
Have you considered "man test"?
FWIW, this should always be the FIRST thing one tries (or
It's a REALLY bad idea to execute a program to try to
find out what it
does. Suppose that "test" was an acronym for "Trash Entire System
Thoroughly", and suppose that it ignored the command line.
Then it would be a windoze app, not a unix/linux/posix
one, and hence
off-topic for this list!
I still think it should be entered into the OLOCA, though.
That would be up there with "the whole new level of mean"...
Are you sure we're up for it? :-)
I think we have to be daring!
Just imagine the fun!
"All patches must be thoroughly TESTed (http://cygwin.com/acronyms#test)
And TESTED is "Trash Entire System Thoroughly at End of Day"?? ;-)
(see also "Been There, Done That").
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