find -lname and -ilname implemented
keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
Wed Feb 27 19:36:57 UTC 2008
On 2008-02-27 10:31, David O'Brien <obrien at freebsd.org> wrote:
>On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 10:33:41PM +0200, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
>>On 2008-02-23 16:48, "M. Warner Losh" <imp at bsdimp.com> wrote:
>>> This knee-jerk reaction against gnu find functionality baffles me.
>>> The changes are trivial and make FreeBSD more compatible. It is such
>>> an obvious no-brainer that I frankly didn't expect anybody to bat an
>> So should I expect similar knee-jerk reactions to the just committed
>> `finger compatibility' option to implement du -l for hardlinks?
> You added a new useful feature - and you based the option letter on
> prior-art (and resumable doen't conflict with POSIX).
Fortunately, no, there is no conflict :-)
The du(1) manpage at the online version of SUSv3
mentions only the -L option, for dereferencing symlinks.
I should have probably mentioned this in the commit log, now that I
think about it.
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