Re: Has a Debian developer ever unintentionally wiped out user files like Apple?
On Mon, 5 Nov 2001, Sebastian Rittau wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 05, 2001 at 07:39:37AM +0100, Tille, Andreas wrote:
> > On Mon, 5 Nov 2001, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > > I'm not aware of anyone being hit by it though lukily. Filenames
> > > with spaces in them seem to be quite rare.
> > But I personally would wish that those stupid files would be deleted
> > in a cron job at the Win machines of my coworkes here. Unfortunately
> > there is no cron on their boxes. Each stupid file attachment I
> > get from them contains spaces - well they just write Word documents
> > with names like "This is my new document - enjoy it.doc". :-(
Hmm. filename with embedded new lines. Tricky, but doable, in shell.