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xargs does not support -r

Added by Andrew Stormont over 10 years ago. Updated over 10 years ago.

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2011-01-27
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The -r argument makes xargs only run the command when the input contains nonblanks.

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Updated by Roland Mainz over 10 years ago

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Updated by Jörg Schilling over 10 years ago

Correct: xargs does not have -r, see:

http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/utilities/xargs.html

Conclusion: there is no problem

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Updated by Andrew Stormont over 10 years ago

The GNU version does and more than a few scripts make use of it.

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