On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 1:08 PM, Mike Frysinger <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Friday 15 June 2012 12:54:16 Michał Górny wrote:
>> On Fri, 15 Jun 2012 11:11:44 -0400 Michael Orlitzky wrote:
>> > On 06/15/12 09:32, Michał Górny wrote:
>> > > It is a little confusing when the function reports .a removal when
>> > > no such file exists. Also, explain why the file is removed.
>> > Why keep the "-f"?
>> For rm?
>> -f, --force
>> ignore nonexistent files and arguments, never prompt
>> The second part is still valid.
> i think his point was that since you just did a [[ -f ]] test, there shouldn't
> really be any cases where the rm would fail, so you could change the `rm -f`
> to `rm || die` ...
Just because you tested doesn't make the race go away; its not like
the fs has locks.