Bug#316468: [Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#316468: Implement, but assist backporters?

Henrique de Moraes Holschuh hmh at debian.org
Thu Jan 5 17:00:19 UTC 2006

On Thu, 05 Jan 2006, Thomas Hood wrote:
> Well, the submitter also claimed as advantages: eliminates the dependency on
> xargs; is tidier; is less vulnerable to problems with very deep directory
> hierarchies. The current code can only delete as many files as can be deleted
> in a single rm command---which is no greater than the maximum number of
> command line arguments.

Which are all good reasons to use -delete.  My opinion is that we should use
it (as I said, backporters are really playing with fire by backporting the

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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