[patch] -ff & multiple -p's

Dmitry V. Levin ldv at altlinux.org
Wed Dec 6 00:07:55 UTC 2006

On Tue, Dec 05, 2006 at 11:55:21AM -0800, Ben Woodard wrote:
> I did a bugfix for a problem discovered by one of my users. The problem 
> showed up when he did -ff and then specified multiple -p's on the 
> command line. Looking at the source, it was obvious that this was just 
> something that the original developer had never thought of. (I wouldn't 
> have thought of it either actually. My first thought when I saw the 
> problem was, "can you do that?")

At least it looks this way.

> Anyway, I wrote a patch that handled that case. It looks like my patch 
> will be added to RHEL 4.5 and will probably be fixed in fedora core 
> soon. The Red Hat package maintainer asked that I also submit the patch 
> to you guys upstream.

Thank you for heads up.

> For more info:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=218435

I'll comment there.

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