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Re: RFC: preventing accidental deletion of system directories

On Sun, 2008-03-23 at 18:54 +0100, Milan P. Stanic wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 23, 2008 at 04:55:52PM +0000, Lesley Binks wrote:
> > In *nix based systems rm has always meant rm - deleting files does just that.
> > The KDE Desktop provides the option to keep this functionality or have
> > temporary trash can on the desktop.  However, you don't get the option
> > of a trashcan on the command line - unless you want to write your own
> > script for it.
> There were some libraries which can be "activated" with LD_PRELOAD.

Even "better": add them to /etc/ld.so.preload and they apply

I would say filesystem snapshots are the neatest way to allow undoing
deletion, though.


Ben Hutchings
Teamwork is essential - it allows you to blame someone else.

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