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Re: [PATCH]: chmod, chown, chgrp: Reduce verbosity of silent mode

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: [PATCH]: chmod, chown, chgrp: Reduce verbosity of silent mode
Date: Wed, 03 Dec 2008 11:59:24 +0100

Jim Meyering <address@hidden> wrote:
> Ondřej Vašík <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I got recently got one complaint ( no rhbz number at the moment :( )
>> about too verbose silent mode since using fts for directory traversal in
>> chmod/chown/chgrp. I guess those error messages should be suppressed in
>> silent mode.
>> Attached patch is doing that (making those error messages conditional).
>> Greetings,
>>          Ondřej Vašík
> Thanks.
> I'm applying this.  Will push in the next few days.
> However, I would have appreciated NEWS, a test, and consistent indentation.
> This first patch corrects the indentation.  I'm folding it into your change.
> I've added a NEWS entry and wrote the test.  They're below,
> along with the merged version of your patch:
> +  chgrp, chmod, chown --silent (--quiet, -f) no longer print some diagnostics
> +  [bug introduced in coreutils-5.1]

I've pushed those two change sets.

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