Re: scripting question
On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 09:13:41PM -0400, Scott Henson wrote:
> 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. Trust me, Ive done a form of it before(mv *).
> Scott Henson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Every sysadmin is entitled to do this or the eqivalent just ONCE.
My turn came last week *and* I had my backup drive mounted at the time!
It will be ages before I recover :-((