removing a file with hyphens

Tom Hukins tom at
Thu Jun 7 15:43:51 BST 2007

On Thu, Jun 07, 2007 at 03:05:17PM +0100, Jonathan Stowe wrote:
> It is marked as "GNU, Mac OS, FreeBSD" in the GNU findutils/parser.c -
> but I have no way of knowing if FreeBSD copied it from GNU.

FreeBSD has had "find ... -delete" since 1996:

The commit message doesn't mention where the idea came from.


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