Re: Redirections and noclobber
Bill Allombert <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 06, 2004 at 05:02:00PM +0200, Frank Küster wrote:
>> but I
>> see no reason, neither in Policy nor in "common sense", why root
>> shouldn't use it. On the other hand, this usage of mktemp has been
>> the result of discussions on firstname.lastname@example.org, and I'm quite
>> sure to have seen it elsewhere.
> In my opinion, noclobber should only be set for interactive shell, or
> explicitely in a shell-script. The same for most others shell options.
But if I start apt-get upgrade or whatever from my interactive shell
with noclobber set, all childs will inherit it. That's how the problem
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