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bug#6402: [PATCH] rm: remove no-op -d option

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: bug#6402: [PATCH] rm: remove no-op -d option
Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2010 11:13:25 +0200

Eric Blake wrote:
> * src/rm.c (long_opts, main): Resolve a fixme.
> * NEWS: Document the change.
> Based on a report by William Plusnick.
> ---
> Jim, what do you think of this alternative patch, which avoids the
> issue of a new translation string by instead letting getopt parsing
> reject -d like any other unknown option?

I like it.  Thank you.

> --- a/NEWS
> +  rm -d now issues an error rather than being silently ignored.

How about a slight change in wording to make clear
that the entire "rm" command was not being ignored.

  rm's -d now evokes an error;  before, it was silently ignored.

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