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Re: Has a Debian developer ever unintentionally wiped out user files like Apple?



On Mon, Nov 05, 2001 at 07:58:56AM -0400, Ben Armstrong wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 05, 2001 at 12:41:59PM +1300, Adam Warner wrote:
> > The original Mac OS X iTunes 2.0 installer script had the lines:
> > 
> > # if iTunes application currently exists, delete it
> > if [ -e $2Applications/iTunes.app ] ; then
> > rm -rf $2Applications/iTunes.app 2> /dev/null
> > fi
> 
> Why -r?  Or is iTunes.app a directory?

it is a directory, its a OPENSTEP kludge of dropping all kinds of
libraries/cruft associated with a program into a directory, then
making the GUI pretend that its a file instead.

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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