PYTHON 3.4 LEFTOVERS

Ned Batchelder ned at nedbatchelder.com
Sat Nov 16 18:02:27 CET 2013


On Saturday, November 16, 2013 12:00:04 PM UTC-5, Ferrous Cranus wrote:
> Στις 16/11/2013 6:46 μμ, ο/η YBM έγραψε:
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> > Le 16.11.2013 17:30, Ferrous Cranus a écrit :
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> >> Mark wrote:
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> >>> If you have to deliberately post like this in an attempt to annoy
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> >>> people, would you please not do so using double spaced google crap as
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> >>> it's very annoying, thank you in anticipation.
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> >> Sure thing Mark, here:
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> >> root at secure [~]# find / -name python3.4 | rm -rf
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> >> root at secure [~]# locate python3.4
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> >> /root/.local/lib/python3.4
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> >> /usr/local/include/python3.4m
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> >> /usr/local/lib/libpython3.4m.a
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> >> /usr/local/lib/python3.4
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> >> /usr/local/share/man/man1/python3.4.1
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> >> still there!!!
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> > You are utterly stupid:
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> > 1st: rm does not read its standard input so doing
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> > whatever | rm -fr is useless
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> > 2st: even if it had worked (i.e. removed the files) they
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> > would still appear with locate, as locate is just reading
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> > a database build every day by updatedb (using find btw)
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> > What you want to do can be done this way :
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> > find / -name python3.4 -exec rm -rf {} \;
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> > updatedb
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> > locate python3.4
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> > but you'd better go to hell first.
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> Even if you told me to go to hell i will overcome that and i need to 
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> thank you because this indeed worked.
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> Why is this find / -name python3.4 -exec rm -rf {} \;
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> different from:
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> find / -name python3.4 | rm -rf
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> Doesn't any command take its input via STDIN or from a text file or from 
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> another's command output?
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> If the above was true then wouldn't linux displayed an error when i issued:
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> find / -name python3.4 | rm -rf
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> locate python3.4 | rm -rf
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> The fact that it hasn't and it has indeed deleted many files proved that 
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> rm as an other linux command can take input from another's command output.

This is not a Python question, and will not be answered in this forum.

--Ned.



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