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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: mlelstv%serpens.de@localhost (Michael van Elst)
Subject: Re: bin/44246: enhance mv to work better with xargs
Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2013 08:42:04 +0000 (UTC)
dyoung%pobox.com@localhost (David Young) writes:
> 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.
% echo 1 2 3 | xargs -I % echo mv % destdir
mv 1 2 3 destdir
That's even a standard option.
Michael van Elst
"A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."
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