On 12 Dec 2021 16:17, Karl Berry wrote: > Does anyone here use or know of an active system where plain > rm -f > with no arguments fails? I mean, exits with bad status? > > We are considering changing Automake to assume this works, > although we'd provide for a workaround just in case, something like > make RM_F="rm -f nosuchfile" > > But if there are still active systems where it's a problem, > we will probably make no change.
since automake made `rm -f` check fatal at configure-time and asked people to file bug reports, they've been collected here as blockers: https://debbugs.gnu.org/10828 there's only 3 reports filed from the last 10 years. -mike
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