cvs commit: src/bin/rm rm.1 rm.c
des at des.no
Mon Oct 4 09:48:31 PDT 2004
"M. Warner Losh" <imp at bsdimp.com> writes:
> I contend that this change is technically flawed. While it is allowed
> by the standards, I believe we should exit entirely when we hit this
> 'third rail' rather than just ignoring the offending arg. If it is
> there as a sanity check, and you hit it, you can't assume that the
> rest of the arguments are sane at all. This is fundamentally
> different than the '.' checks, which do remove the bad args from the
> list and aren't likely the results of an error.
I don't personally object to the behaviour you propose, but it is not
what will be in the standard.
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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