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Re: Regression: "find dir/. -type d -empty -delete" claims 'unsuccessful

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: Regression: "find dir/. -type d -empty -delete" claims 'unsuccessful', breaking scripts.
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2013 21:10:54 -0700
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On 11/18/2013 05:25 PM, Linda Walsh wrote:
> They don't require it for the case of "find ."?
> or cp -al a/. b/.
> ?

I couldn't parse this question.

> Are you saying we need an alternate core utils?

Nothing is stopping you from writing your own software that behaves the
way you want.  But I don't see anything in your report that points out
anything wrong with either GNU coreutils or GNU findutils with regards
to attempting to delete a directory with a trailing "." as the final
component, and then correctly reporting the failure to you.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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