Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Mon Jun 12 13:56:58 PDT 2000

> Yeah, just checked. I thought "-r" could follow a symlink and flatten
> another directory due to that. But -r doesn't follow symlinks and
> directories cannot be hardlinked. So.. no problem. Btw... this is even
> simpler: /bin/rm -rf /tmp/*

I have had problems with that (it not removing some symlinks for some
reason (probably because they were orphans)). Deleting the entire
directory was the quick fix and I've been using it since. Works well
enough for my needs

Gerard Beekmans

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