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Re: -e does not take effects in subshell


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: -e does not take effects in subshell
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2015 23:10:17 +0200
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Linda Walsh <address@hidden> writes:

> Ex: rmx -fr (alias to rm --one-file-system -fr, since rm lacks the
> -x switch like 'find, cp, mv, et al.) no longer works to clean
> out a directory && stay on *one* file system.
>
> Now rm will delete things on any number of file systems, as long
> as they correspond to a cmdline argument.

That's the only sensible way to implement it.  Which, incidentally,
works exactly like find -xdev.

Now please explain what this has anything to do with POSIX.

Andreas.

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