[VOTE] Re: directory-handling with nALFS

James Robertson jwrober at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Apr 2 11:44:06 PST 2004


Reinhard wrote:
> On Friday 02 April 2004 16:59, James Robertson wrote:
> 
>>Reinhard wrote:
>>
>>>On Friday 02 April 2004 01:02, James Robertson wrote:
>>>
>>>>+1 for leave it alone.  I like the error and can easily use the parents
>>>>option
>>>
>>>Hello James,
>>>
>>>could you please explain me the benefit of the error?
>>
>>Mostly for logging purposes.  I want to know either way.  I don't see
>>the need to suppress any informational message.  
> 
> 8-D	that's quite a different issue!
> I very like logging too, but that's no reason to raise an error.
> In case that the directory has already been created (by a former run)
> it's easy to add a log-message telling you about the situation.
> So you have your log-entry and the process needs not to fail/stop.
> 
> Could that be a compromise?
> 

Yes, that would be fine and as you mentioned, make it an option in the 
rc file.

James



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