Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/gnu/dist/bc/dc
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From: gabriel rosenkoetter <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/15/2003 10:32:35
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On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 03:23:16PM +0300, Vesa Norrman wrote:
> Fixed cat would be good.
That wouldn't be a fix, that would be breakage.
There are good reasons one might want to cat a directory. (Most
recently for me, perusing file system damage.)
Sure, using a file system debugger is the real way to deal with
stuff like that, but cat is a good enough hammer for a lot of things
other than plain text files to be functional nails.
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