The construct is error-prone; "test" being built-in in most modern
shells, the reason to avoid "test <cond> && test <cond>" spawning
one extra process by using a single "test <cond> -a <cond>" no
longer exists.

Signed-off-by: Elia Pinto <>
 contrib/examples/ |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/contrib/examples/ b/contrib/examples/
index 48d0fc9..70fdc27 100755
--- a/contrib/examples/
+++ b/contrib/examples/
@@ -76,7 +76,7 @@ case "$common" in
                        2>/dev/null || continue
                # Count the paths that are unmerged.
                cnt=$(GIT_INDEX_FILE=$G git ls-files --unmerged | wc -l)
-               if test $best_cnt -le 0 -o $cnt -le $best_cnt
+               if test $best_cnt -le 0 || test $cnt -le $best_cnt

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