On Wed, 25 Oct 2006, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
On 10/25/06, Robin Laing <[email protected]> wrote:
Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Charles Curley <charlescurley <at> charlescurley.com> writes:
>>>The core skill I learnt as a sysadmin was not "don't do rm *" but "pause
>>>and THINK before pressing return".
>>Or run "ls ..." first, then uparrow and replace the ls with the rm.
> Or use a graphical file manager. Krusader not only lets you see what
> deleting while you're selecting it, it also prompts you for confirmation,
> presenting the list of the files and/or directories you're deleting again
> it implicitly does the ls).
> Kevin Kofler
Graphical file manager? That isn't the *nix way of doing things. :)
And the -f in the rm command it to stop the "Confirm delete?" questions.
My rm is set to confirm all deletes using alias.
How exactly did you do this? I got bit by this bug once in my Linux
life, would prefer it never happens again.
Bug?? What bug?? I see no bug here. rm is working as it is supposed to.
I did not see the OP but what is described here is NOTABUG.
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