Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/usr.bin/find
To: None <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 02/07/2007 07:50:10
Thor Lancelot Simon <> writes:
> On Wed, Feb 07, 2007 at 07:10:51AM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
>> SODA Noriyuki <> writes:
>> >> "make -rm an alias for -delete"
>> >
>> > I think adding this "-rm" alias is a bad idea.
>> > (On the other hand, I'm one who asked Elad to add the -delete option.)
>> It is convenient.
> And I have had "ll" aliased to "ls -l" for almost two decades.  I,
> personally, find this convenient.  I will commit /usr/bin/ll in a few
> minutes if nobody objects.
> Personal preference is no reason to gunk up the system with redundant
> features.

There are two schools of thought here. One of them is that we would be
better off removing everything that wasn't in v7. The other is that
making life more convenient for the users leads to a more pleasant
operating system.

If you want to run v7, though, it is available for download.