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bug#14897: dd skip exit code

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: bug#14897: dd skip exit code
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2013 18:52:20 +0100
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On 07/18/2013 04:50 PM, Paul Eggert wrote:
> On 07/18/13 08:02, Pádraig Brady wrote:
>> Hmm I wonder since this is informational, should it be suppressed with 
>> status=none
>> status=none was added recently and I'm leaning towards it
>> also supressing informational warnings like this?
> Yes, that makes sense.
> It's not an error to seek past EOF, so it shouldn't be an error
> and the Solaris behavior is (in my opinion) not that useful.
> (At least, for regular files.  Not so sure about tapes.)

The attached patch allows one to set status=none to suppress all diagnostics.


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