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[bug #51506] Better support for data processing with basenames

From: Markus Elfring
Subject: [bug #51506] Better support for data processing with basenames
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:04:59 -0400 (EDT)
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Follow-up Comment #10, bug #51506 (project findutils):

> You mean to change the behavior of the default -print action (or when
> to strip off leading directories?


> This would break almost all existing scripts,

Not directly.

I suggest to consider the choice between additional variants for the program

> and future scripts would not be portable any more

Corresponding users have got the same choice possibilities for portability

> because it would depend on the mood of the admin to
> build it either way.

I guess that risks will remain for software build misconfigurations as usual,
won't they?


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