[Wolves] oops :)

David Goodwin david at codepoets.co.uk
Tue Mar 6 22:45:39 GMT 2007

> > What you need is windows style "are you sure" ;-)
> erm...well... by default on redhat systems rm is
> aliased to rm -i so it indeed says "do you want to
> delete x?" for each file but I erm well was a little
> distracted and the first few prompts were for stuff I
> did want to delete so I kinda just control-c'd out of
> it and added the -f flag to force the deletions
> without the prompting...

Ah; I on the other hand would have done :

rm -Rf /path/to/whatever

and always 'unalias rm' anyway when on RedHat derivatives.


David Goodwin 

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