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bug#16669: inconsistent 'rm -ir' prompting behavior

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: bug#16669: inconsistent 'rm -ir' prompting behavior
Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2014 09:03:50 -0800
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On 02/06/2014 08:39 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
should I also allow for an optimization of omitting the second prompt
for a known non-empty directory

I would, yes.  Thanks for catching that.

(known because of a negative answer to
prompts on its children)
It might also be known because of a failed attempt to remove a child, and this optimization should be allowed as well.

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