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Re: feature request: file_not_found_handle()


From: Chris Down
Subject: Re: feature request: file_not_found_handle()
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2013 23:28:38 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On 2013-08-21 13:12, Ken Irving wrote:
> Yes I do have some idea.  I read the bash-bug list regularly, and many
> times (even if you can't tell) refer to the wiki you host, read the FAQs,
> RTFMs, try to absorb what wisdom I can, and in general try to improve on
> the bash coding I do use.  But this was a simple case where there are no
> spaces in the names, I wanted to handle the contents of the directory in
> more or less random order, and this was a simple if stupid way to do that.

Stating "the input will always look like X" when told code is inadequate is a
good way to ensure breakage when input changes and you forget about the
limitations of the approach(es) used.

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