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comment How to determine if a bash variable is empty?
@TrueY: Note that there is a difference between ${parameter:+word} (notice the colon) and ${parameter+word} (no colon). The Bash man page is correct; I'm guessing you were actually doing the colon-less variant.
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Jul
22
comment How to determine if a bash variable is empty?
@FaheemMitha: It's not your fault -- my answer was hard to read. I added a table to hopefully make the answer more clear.
Jul
22
revised How to determine if a bash variable is empty?
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Jul
22
comment How to determine if a bash variable is empty?
@FaheemMitha: The difference is "empty string" vs. "non-empty string".
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May
18
comment How to determine if a bash variable is empty?
@nwellnhof: Thanks! I updated my answer to use the briefer syntax.
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revised How to determine if a bash variable is empty?
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