Bash Numeric Comparisons
Under bash shell, you can directly compare numeric values using double parentheses like “((expression))”.
((n1 > n2))
Compare two values and check if one is greater than other value. Write below script in compare.sh file.
if ((10 > 5)); then
Now execute this script using bash shell
$ chmod +x ./compare.sh $ ./compare.sh True
Bash – Numeric Comparisons Operators
You can try with many more comparison operators in bash shell to compare two numeric values.
((n1 == n2)) ## n1 is equals to n2 ((n1 != n2)) ## n1 is not equals to n2 ((n1 > n2)) ## n1 is greater than n2 ((n1 >= n2)) ## n1 is greater or equals to n2 ((n1 < n2)) ## n1 is smaller than n2 ((n1 <= n2)) ## n1 is smaller than or equals to n2