rm returns 0 although directory didn't exist and wasn't deleted
ml at my.gd
Tue Jun 19 14:16:18 UTC 2012
I always assumed -f would only force removal, not modify the exit code.
No bug then, working as intended, all good.
On 6/19/12 3:43 PM, Fred Morcos wrote:
> You used -f which means rm will not complain if a file or directory
> cannot be deleted (or does not exist in the first place).
> On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 3:37 PM, Damien Fleuriot <ml at my.gd> wrote:
>> I've stumbled upon this *so weird* behaviour.
>> # ls -la /var/tmp/stunnel/
>> ls: /var/tmp/stunnel/: No such file or directory
>> # rm -Rf
>> # echo $?
>> Anyone knows if that's intended ?
>> FreeBSD pf2.[snip].com 8.3-STABLE FreeBSD 8.3-STABLE #0: Tue Jun 19
>> 10:45:31 CEST 2012
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