private at claudio.ch
Mon Jun 12 02:54:31 PDT 2000
> you might want to do ``/bin/rm -rf /tmp/* /tmp/.*''. (X and certain
> other programs make dotfiles in /tmp.)
!!!!!! D E A D L Y W R O N G !!!!!!
But experiance for yourself if you dare. I did once, though only with
a subdirectory of my home dir.
/tmp/.* matches also ..
Thus you are /bin/rm -rf /tmp/..
Which s equivalent to /bin/rm -rf /
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