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Re: Regression: "find dir/. -type d -empty -delete" claims 'unsuccessful
Re: Regression: "find dir/. -type d -empty -delete" claims 'unsuccessful', breaking scripts.
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 17:15:48 -0700
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On 11/18/2013 04:55 PM, Linda A. Walsh wrote:
> In coreutils 8.21-7.1.3.
> It has been standard to use "." in a directory to mean it's contents
> on a recursive or copy (compare cp -al src/. dst/.).
> However, "find dir/. -type d -empty -delete" works, but
> exits with a failure code causing scripts to break.
This behavior is required by POSIX. Sorry.
> POSIX is dead
Ranting against POSIX won't buy you any friends.
Eric Blake eblake redhat com +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org
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