Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/usr.bin/find
To: SODA Noriyuki <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 02/08/2007 13:00:14
SODA Noriyuki <> writes:
>>>>>> On Thu, 08 Feb 2007 12:37:15 -0500,
>       "Perry E. Metzger" <> said:
>>>> I'd be happy enough with "-rm" should do what people expect and
>>>> "-delete" can stay as it is, though I would prefer that both do what
>>>> people expect.
>>> I'm confused.
>>> Do you agree with the option 3?  Or disagree with it?
>> I don't want us to remove anything right now. 
> Why?
> If I understand correctly, you agree that current implementation of
> the "-rm" option is not what you want.

It is close enough and I'd rather fix things than get into a situation
where we argue about whether the option is ever coming back again.

> As far as I can tell, removing the "-rm" option harms nothing.
> On the other hand, leaving the current "-rm" option introduces
> security problem as I said.

How oes the rm option introduce a security problem?

>> I'd like us to fix things so everything does what users would
>> expect, both documentation and code.
> At least current "-rm" implementaion is incorrect.
> So what we can do now is to remove the "-rm" option.

I do not want to see the option removed.