Re: scripting question
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From: "Scott Henson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2003 2:13 AM
Subject: Re: scripting question
> On Tue, 2003-04-15 at 20:40, nate wrote:
> > rm -rf *
> Do me a favor. Try this on your system as root. Then walk a way and
> come back an hour later. Youll need another system to tell us what
> happened cause yours will be hosed. This command will generally delete
> your entire file system.
Well generally it depends what directory you execute it from. But I agree
that it is a risky policy.
FWIW, I thought of rm -rf `ls |grep -v ?B?` but didn't know the regexp for
start and end of word (the ?'s)...