Re: deleting files
On Tue, Nov 23, 1999 at 10:36:55AM +0000, Martyn Pearce wrote:
> Lindsay Allen writes:
> | > rm -rf *
> | That's something I *never* do. Why? Because it puts "rm -rf *" in my
> | history buffer which means that one slip can lead to disaster. So I
> | use rm -rf /here/there/some/place/* which at least means I cannot blow
> | away my whole file system if I make an error.
> If that's a big concern for you, under bash, you could precede the
> command with a space, which prevents history insertion.
Note that for this to work you have to
see also bash(1)
Yes means No and No means Yes. Delete all files [Y]?