Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/usr.bin/find
To: SODA Noriyuki <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 02/08/2007 11:37:48
SODA Noriyuki <> writes:
>>>>>> On Thu, 08 Feb 2007 09:40:09 -0500,
>       "Perry E. Metzger" <> said:
>>> That's exactly why I don't prefer "-rm" for this option.
>>> If it's "-rm", "find /usr/src -rm" should work.
>> Then perhaps we should make it work,
> So, we now reached the conclusion that current implementation
> shouldn't have the name "-rm". Right?

Only if it should not have the name "-delete" either. :)

I think the right thing to do is simply to make the command meet the
user's naive expectations about what it should do.