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ID Category Severity Type Date Submitted Last Update
0001365 [Issue 8 drafts] Shell and Utilities Objection Error 2020-07-07 09:36 2024-06-11 09:12
Reporter geoffclare View Status public  
Assigned To
Priority normal Resolution Accepted  
Status Closed   Product Version Draft 1
Name Geoff Clare
Organization The Open Group
User Reference
Section rm
Page Number 3066
Line Number 103824
Final Accepted Text
Summary 0001365: rm -v description implies only operands are reported
Description The changes from bug 0001154 to add rm -v were supposed to require that rm reports each file that it removes. However, the description of -v is:
After file has been removed, write a message to standard output indicating that it has been removed.
which implies that rm -rv only reports the removal of file operands and does not report the removal of files within a directory specified as an operand.

The changes at line 103806 correctly state that each removed file is reported.

Line 103858 in STDOUT also has two minor problems:
  • Use of "the file" is odd, as if rm only ever removes one file.
  • The phrase "being removed" implies that something could be written before the removal attempt is made, rather than (as per the other changes) only after successful removal.

Desired Action On page 3066 line 103824 section rm, change:
After file has been removed
After each file has been removed

On page 3067 line 103858 section rm, change:
information about the file being removed
information about each removed file
Tags issue8
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- Relationships
related to 0001154Closed 1003.1(2016/18)/Issue7+TC2 Add 'rm -v' 

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- Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2020-07-07 09:36 geoffclare New Issue
2020-07-07 09:36 geoffclare Name => Geoff Clare
2020-07-07 09:36 geoffclare Organization => The Open Group
2020-07-07 09:36 geoffclare Section => rm
2020-07-07 09:36 geoffclare Page Number => 3066
2020-07-07 09:36 geoffclare Line Number => 103824
2020-07-07 09:37 geoffclare Relationship added related to 0001154
2020-09-14 15:39 Don Cragun Status New => Resolved
2020-09-14 15:39 Don Cragun Resolution Open => Accepted
2020-09-14 15:40 Don Cragun Tag Attached: issue8
2020-09-30 14:22 geoffclare Status Resolved => Applied
2024-06-11 09:12 agadmin Status Applied => Closed

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