Re: I hate it when that happens...
John L Fjellstad wrote:
> I wrote a script to delete my old email from ~/Mail directory, basically
> this: find $FOLDERS -type f -mtime $AGE -print0 | xargs -0r rm
> Unfortunately, I forgot to add $FOLDERS variable, so it picked ~/, and
> deleted a bunch of old scripts and documents I hadn't touched in
> awhile. And of course, I didn't have backup....
> Really should have tested the script with an echo before an rm...
And *always* use 'set -u' in shell scripts. :-)
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