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Re: generate date sequences

From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: generate date sequences
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2005 00:05:17 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/21.4 (gnu/linux)

TBlittlefoot <> wrote:
> But I can't find a reference to "\<" in man bash. It's
> not a typo, because the script works fine.

The backslash ensures that the "<" doesn't trigger a redirection.
Offhand, I'm not sure whether it's needed in this context, but
apparently it's at least harmless.

> It appears to be a synonym for "<=",

<= would iterate one extra time.

> Would ">/" == "=>" too?

\> , '>' , and perhaps > (unquoted) would all be equivalent as
less-than.  '>=' would be less-than-or-equal.


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