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Re: bin/44246: enhance mv to work better with xargs
The following reply was made to PR bin/44246; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Young <dyoung%pobox.com@localhost>
To: tech-userlevel%netbsd.org@localhost, gnats-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost
Subject: Re: bin/44246: enhance mv to work better with xargs
Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2013 00:05:28 -0600
On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 11:46:24PM -0500, Mouse wrote:
> > I've taken a look at bin/44246 and attempted to implement an
> > enhancement to resolve the PR.
> IMO this is not a defect in mv, but a defect in xargs.
I'm inclined to agree that the defect is in xargs, since it seems to me
that we can fix the defect once in xargs or fix it over and over and
over again as we find new utilities that work together with xargs worse
than we'd like.
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