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Re: feature request: file_not_found_handle()

From: Ken Irving
Subject: Re: feature request: file_not_found_handle()
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2013 13:38:08 -0800
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 12:21:11PM -0700, Eduardo A. Bustamante López wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 08:39:53PM +0200, Andreas Gregor Frank wrote:
> > Hello Greg,
> > 
> > this is a feature request for no_such_file_or_directory_
> > handle(). I do not want to talk about missing quotes in anyone's code
> > example!
> You are free to send patches with the proposed feature. That way we
> would be able to test it, and see if it doesn't conflict with
> standards or existing codebases.
> There doesn't seem to be much demand for this feature, aside from you
> two. Therefore, I don't think it's worth the time of Chet to add it,
> when he has clearly better things to do with his time (fixing real
> bugs for example). Sure, a lot of things could be added to bash,
> ...
> So, I repeat. If you're in need of the feature, implement it.
> Otherwise, you're asking too much IMHO.

I did send such a patch several years ago, and haven't brought the issue
up since then.  The OP's suggestion/request was somewhat different than
what I had come up with, and is probably a better idea anyway, so yes,
I probably should submit a patch for this feature.



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