Re: Is this a bug?
On Mon, 11 Jun 2007 20:12:10 +0200
Nyizsnyik Ferenc <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 10 Jun 2007 11:49:31 -0400
> Douglas Allan Tutty <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > Once I tried using the deluser commmand and while trying to see how
> > > well it works, I tried the following command:
> > > deluser root
> > > And to my surprise, root was deleted. Is that good?
> If you wanted to delete the root user, it is definitely good.
> Linux does what you tell it to do. Unlike some "other" operating
> systems, which will tell you that "You must not want to do this; if you
> insist, you must be stupid."
To be fair to the OP, many standard linux utilities ask for
confirmation before taking potentially dangerous actions, even when
those actions have been requested by the user.
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