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bug#39078: Path.pm change -> deltree.pl -> t/uninstall-fail failure

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: bug#39078: Path.pm change -> deltree.pl -> t/uninstall-fail failure
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:05:02 -0800

On Sun, Jan 12, 2020 at 6:41 PM Karl Berry <address@hidden> wrote:
> Regarding the new failure of Path.pm:rmtree to do removals, here is the
> change I had in mind to use chmod and rm instead. The previously-"ERROR"
> tests (uninstall-fail and instspc) work for me with this change.
> Before I bother spending time on all the related overhead changes, any
> objections, improvements, comments on this approach?
> The rest of the patch is unrelated to the functional change: checking
> for any of the elements existing after the purported removal. In my
> testing I found it useful for this to be reported, and the abort to
> occur, right away.
> Then, the recursive ls report on failure might be overkill, but I found
> it useful to understand the failing situation, so here it is for
> consideration. (I guess it would be better to prepend the prefix to
> every line of the ls output, which would be easy enough.)  --thanks, karl.

Hi Karl,
I like your patch. With our without prefixes.
Thanks for working on this!

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