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Re: RFC: preventing accidental deletion of system directories

I demand that Andrew M.A. Cater may or may not have written...

> On Sat, Mar 22, 2008 at 05:12:50AM -0500, William Pitcock wrote:
>> Maybe asking "Are you sure you want to do this", but outright refusing
>> to do something seems quite ridiculous to me.

> Of course, knowing that I do such things on occasion, I have aliased 'rm'
> to 'rm -i', so it will ask unless I pass '-f' along.

You have another option, "\rm", which will always give you unaliased "rm".

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As easy as 3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716...

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