removing a file with hyphens
Richard.Foley at rfi.net
Tue Jun 12 12:33:38 BST 2007
On Tuesday 12 June 2007 09:24, Stig Brautaset wrote:
> On 12 Jun 2007, at 00:31, asmith9983 at gmail.com wrote:
> > "rm -rfv /"
> > One unfortunate side-effect is that system no longer runs after
> > removing the files, so this command is not the recommended method.
> I wish people wouldn't make these suggestions. They are extremely
> unhelpful and even less funny.
I did "rm -r ./" for the current directory once, as root. Only I managed to
include an eroneous space between the '.' and the '/'. I only did it the
once, and it wasn't funny at the time. Now, though, with the benefit of many
years hindsight, it seems much funnier, somehow...
Ciao - shorter than aufwiedersehen
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