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Re: Building binutils/gcc/glibc -
"Joseph S. Myers" <email@example.com> writes:
> On Mon, 5 Jan 2004, Zack Weinberg wrote:
>> This is a bug in coreutils 5.0. Report it to the coreutils
>> maintainers. These "obsolete" command line options must continue to
>> be supported.
> That doesn't mean we can't also use more portable alternatives in GCC (as
> in <http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc-bugs/2002-02/msg00516.html>)
Nope - as noted downthread, the "portable alternatives" are not
supported by some systems we support.
> I noticed
> and hope that coreutils isn't now going to disallow "rm -rf" as well.
The followup suggests not.