When will os.remove fail?
jon+usenet at unequivocal.eu
Tue Mar 14 11:27:37 EDT 2017
On 2017-03-14, Lele Gaifax <lele at metapensiero.it> wrote:
> Jon Ribbens <jon+usenet at unequivocal.eu> writes:
>>> Otherwise, if a file is unwritable, standard input is a terminal, and
>>> the -f or --force option is not given, or the -i or --interac‐
>>> tive=always option is given, rm prompts the user for whether to remove
>>> the file. If the response is not affirmative, the file is skipped.
>> Yes, this describes the behaviour if you specify -I or -i,
>> as I mentioned - not if you don't specify either of those options.
> English is not my native language, but that's not how I understand that
> paragraph: if -i is given, it always ask, regardless the writable bit,
> otherwise it does when f is readonly and no -f is given.
You're understanding that paragraph correctly, but are
misunderstanding what I wrote - I didn't disagree with
what you're saying.
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