[CalendarServer-dev] Problem with run script on linux
strauss at ibr.cs.tu-bs.de
Wed Feb 14 00:54:25 PST 2007
Wilfredo Sánchez Vega wrote:
> What's -r? It's not on OS X, so I don't think it's a portable option...
Oh, I'm sorry. I did not check portability.
> Is xargs on Linux calling rm with an empty argument list?
Yes, as long as -r is not used. I'm using a Debian/sarge Linux system
with GNU xargs version 4.1.20.
strauss at aligator$ echo a b c | xargs echo
a b c
strauss at aligator$ echo a b c | xargs -r echo
a b c
strauss at aligator$ echo "" | xargs echo
strauss at aligator$ echo "" | xargs -r echo
strauss at aligator$
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