Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/usr.bin/find
To: None <>
From: Blair Sadewitz <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 02/09/2007 08:54:10
Personally, I do not mind typing

find [file] [exp] -exec rm {} +

because I can give rm arguments (-i and -P mostly, though its funny to
think about using -W with find) which produce the expected behavior,
and it is a consistent form.
Is it arbitrary, a habit, or is there something else to it?  Well, I'm
all about homeostatic property clusters myself, but a metaphysical
discussion is beyond the scope of this list (I think). ;)


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