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Re: rm question

On Tue, Mar 28, 2000 at 04:47:38PM +0000, Antonio Rodriguez wrote:
> I want to delete a directory with a whole bunch of embeded
> subdirectories, I did
> rm -d kdeo
>  and I get Operation not permitted.

you don't want to delete non-empty directories that way unless you
want filesystem corruption.

> Now, I am doing it as root, so, the permission should not be an issue.
> Whats the problem? Is there a better way of removing a sequence of such
> embedded directories?

rm -rf kdeo

no questions asked recursivly removes every file directory below
kdeo.  be careful alcohol and rm -rf don't mix ;-)

> Thanks,
> Antonio.
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Ethan Benson

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