Re: [dev] [sbase] Command list

From: sin <>
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:34:09 +0300

On Fri, Oct 18, 2013 at 02:18:37PM +0200, Roberto E. Vargas Caballero wrote:
> > I do not consider find(1) to be elegant in any way. I agree many ppl use it,
> > including myself, I just wish we could do without this madness.
> Well, we can not agree in all the points ;). I see find like the best example of
> the eleganty of Unix, do one thing and do it well. Other programs should not
> run over directories, and the best example of this problem is tar, which
> needs a lot of different options in order to select the correct files, instead
> of doing it like cpio, which reads the input list of files from stdin, so
> you can use a highly specialized tool for it, that it is of course find.

As this seems to upset the sbase audience, a small sensible subset of the find(1)
functionality can be implemented for sbase I suppose.
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