cleaning out tmp

Thomas 'Balu' Walter tw at itreff.de
Tue Dec 19 07:27:01 PST 2000


+-Thomas 'Balu' Walter-(tw at itreff.de)-[19.12.00 16:24]:
> +-Simon Perreault-(nomis80 at videotron.ca)-[18.12.00 19:17]:
> > On Monday 18 December 2000 09:59, you wrote:
> > > I also use rm -rf /tmp/.* which takes care of other pesky temp files. You
> > > will get an error message about not being able to delelte "." and ".."
> > > directory entries, but that can be safely ignored.
> > 
> > Once, I used "rm -rf .*" and it deleted everything. EVERYTHING. I was 
> > wondering why it was taking so long.
> 
> True - it goes recursive through .* - including .. and such :) I think
> modern systems don't do that anymore, but you never know ;)
that was what I wanted to say           ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

hm - what happened to my mail - I think I am a little crazy/wierd/stupid
today ;)


      Ba-split.personality-lu

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