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

Random832 random832 at fastmail.com
Fri Jan 20 23:26:40 AEST 2017

On Fri, Jan 20, 2017, at 06:24, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> Nick Downing <downing.nick at gmail.com> wrote:
> > right... but nevertheless I found it much less useable and I felt a
> > lot of the tools had rough edges, as well as changing "mkdir
> > --parents" into "mkdir -p" you had to account for different behaviour
> > which was in most cases more naive.
> mkdir introduced the -p option with SunOS-4.0 (Spring 1988).
> This is long before gmkdir apeared....you need to correct your standoint.

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.

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