[TUHS] Oracle euthanizes Solaris 12, expunging it from roadmap

Joerg Schilling schily at schily.net
Sat Jan 21 00:23:25 AEST 2017


Random832 <random832 at fastmail.com> wrote:

> I think his assertion is that he personally had originally learned the
> command as "mkdir --parents" [which was and is GNU-only], and had to
> change to spelling it "-p" when going to non-linux systems, along with
> some unspecified behavior differences.

This is why I call Linux a system that tries to establich a vendor lock in.

Man pages could have been written in a way that makes it obvious that --parents 
is non-portable, but they rather encourage people to learn gnu long options.

Jörg

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