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Re: about remove directory

On Thursday, 22 December 2005 at 19:43:51 -0300, Gabriel wrote:
> Nevruz Mesut Sahin wrote:
> >  Hello my firend I want to delete every thing inside
> >of a directory but there are more than 100.000 files.
> >I don't need any files in that directory. if I write  
> >rmdir -R /disk4/vmx/sirlo/mesut   the machina asks
> >confirmation for all files in this directory. is there
> >any one knows the command to clean mesut directory and
> >all files in it.
> >
> > 
> >
> rm -r

But, as commented on a similar thread yesterday(ish), be very careful
with rm -r xxxxx.   Make sure you are removing the right thing -- don't
hit return before you finish typing or you can remove a lot more than
you meant.


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