LFS 5.0, coreutils install : "/bin/[" ?

Jason Lenoble lenoble at ipno.in2p3.fr
Fri Feb 20 04:58:25 PST 2004

	In chapter 6 of the LFS 5.0 manual, at the end of the section 
dealing with the installation of coreutils, it is requested to make a 
link by typing "ln -s test /bin/[". I know about the common syntax of "ln" 
and have read the LFS FAQ concerning it, but still, writing "/bin/[" 
puzzles me, even more as the bash shell doesn't complain at all. Thus my 
question: what is actually this command doing, since the "test" executable 
was already copied previously to the /bin directory ?

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