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Re: Deprecating mv's --reply={yes,no,query} option

From: Tim Waugh
Subject: Re: Deprecating mv's --reply={yes,no,query} option
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2005 10:51:34 +0100
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On Thu, Jun 30, 2005 at 11:16:19AM +0200, Jim Meyering wrote:

> [ Presuming you meant `mv -i'. ]
> Just use mv's -f option -- it's equivalent to --reply=yes.
> If you really did mean `rm -i', then I admit that rm's
> -f option isn't precisely the same as `turn off -i', but
> it's pretty close.  People (especially superuser) who don't like
> the vendor-supplied aliases are always free to use `unalias'
> or to define a new alias that invokes rm with no options.

No, you're right, I got confused -- it was cp I was thinking of, where
-f has no effect on prompting.


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