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Re: SUCCESS!!!! - was {Re: Backup problem using "cp"}

On 05/11/2018 10:28 AM, Curt wrote:
On 2018-05-11, Richard Owlett <rowlett@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On 05/11/2018 08:13 AM, tomas@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
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On Fri, May 11, 2018 at 07:59:30AM -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:
On 05/06/2018 09:22 AM, Richard Owlett wrote:


I've been introduced to many commands and some of the "logic" of the
Linux way of doing things.

Thanks everybody.

Thanks for keeping things interesting & fun with your (sometimes
whimsical ;-) enquiries.

I don't recall being whimsical.
Weird. Possibly. Been told that for >70 years ;}

Yeah. And one man's fun and interesting is another man's so narrow and
exiguous a corner case no one but Owlett himself could possibly fit into

More seriously, the "corner" cases are the valuable ones.
Consider a timing race. Is that not a "corner case". And one that requires predictable outcomes.

I spent decades in QA/QC/Engineering Support/Customer Support/... .
Just about everything I dealt with was a "corner case".
It was fun and "EDUCATIONAL" ;/