Should the build commands be reinstallable?

Ryan.Oliver at Ryan.Oliver at
Thu Jan 8 17:37:07 PST 2004

> The use of -v is not a bad idea, or instead the book could just say
> something like: "If you're relatively new to Linux, we suggest you use
the -v
> flag with most of the simple commands (like ln, cp, mv, chmod), so they
> say what is being done."

Not a bad idea, we could provide a n00bie set of aliases to cut-and-paste
their shell/.bash_profile...

If you really want to go all out on n00bie protection we could also add the
flag to cp, mv and rm...


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