LSB1.1: /proc/cpuinfo

Thorsten Kukuk kukuk at
Fri Jan 4 08:06:46 PST 2002

On Fri, Jan 04, Joerg Schilling wrote:

> >> The standard says that the rm command has to use the rmdir() behavior in 
> >> order to remove directories.
> >Yes, this is what the standard says, here we agree.
> And as the standard does not say that the program may have nonstandard
> options that remove the need to follow the rmdir() rules, it is obvious that
> the rm program must follow the rmdir() rules in all cases even when
> using nonstandard options.

No, where does this stand? Nonstandard options are for nonstandard 
cases. If you use only standard options, GNUrm is standard conform.

As already written: Please show me the text in the standard, which
forbids this.


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