Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/usr.bin/find
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: SODA Noriyuki <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 02/09/2007 00:30:04
>>>>> 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?

> and rename "delete" to something like "saferm" or some
> such. "-delete" sounds, on its face, like something that removes
> files, not something that "safely removes only certain files".

I would agree, if NetBSD was the first OS which implemented the option.
But I think it's too late, and we should keep the name "-delete"
just because of the compatibility with FreeBSD.