access - determine whether a file can be accessed
access -mode file
Exit successfully if file can be accessed with the
specified mode. mode is one or more letters of
rwx, where r is for readable, w is for
writable, and x is for executable.
The difference between access and test is that
the latter looks at the permission bits, while the former
checks using the access(2) system call. This makes a
difference when file systems have been mounted
access accepts the following additional
Print help message and exit.
Print version information and exit.