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Re: RFC: preventing accidental deletion of system directories

On Sat, Mar 22, 2008 at 10:16 AM, Francois Marier <francois@debian.org> wrote:
>  Having recently deleted my /usr/lib by mistake (and gone through the pain of
>  reinstalling all of my packages), I wrote a little Perl script which I have
>  now aliased to "rm" in my .bashrc.

At one point I set my system up so that several key directories had
the immutable bit set do you couldn't change them. Ofcourse, I still
wanted upgrades to work so I used APT hooks to remove the bits prior
to installing and add them back afterwards.

It was a proofof concept, but it worked.

Have a nice day,
Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog@gmail.com> http://svana.org/kleptog/

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