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Re: shell-mode flakey


From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: shell-mode flakey
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2007 09:31:38 +0900

Roland Winkler <address@hidden> writes:
> When I discussed this some time ago with one of the bash
> maintainers, he said that he had just recovered all files of a
> colleague who had typed "rm foo *" instead of "rm foo*". For those
> and only those cases I'd like to have a reliable interactive query
> before rm will do its job.

One simple possibility might be a "--query-if-multiple" option, which
would act like -i if there was more than one command-line filename
argument.

That wouldn't  help for all cases, but I think it would catch a large
proportion of common typos...

-Miles

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`There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,
 Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.'




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