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Re: Adding new features to 'rm mv cp'

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: Adding new features to 'rm mv cp'
Date: Thu, 06 Apr 2006 00:31:24 +0000

> Dear Sirs;
>     I have a question as a long time Linux user. Is there anyway 
> possible to add a '--pretend'  switch to the commands 'rm cp mv'  for 
> new users more so, but for people like I that help on IRC networks and 
> get little sleep. I love contributing anyway I can. But root commands 
> when tired equal BAD results even for a long time user.   Thanks so much 
> for reading, hope u consider it.

In keeping similarity with other GNU tools (such as make), such
an option should be named --dry-run.  It is a good idea, but no
one has volunteered to code it up yet.  Perhaps you'd like to
contribute a patch?

Eric Blake

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