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Re: Is this a bug?



On Mon, 11 Jun 2007 15:05:26 -0400
Celejar <celejar@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 11 Jun 2007 20:12:10 +0200
> Nyizsnyik Ferenc <nyizsa@bluebottle.com> wrote:
> 
> > On Sun, 10 Jun 2007 11:49:31 -0400
> > Douglas Allan Tutty <dtutty@porchlight.ca> 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.
> 

Sorry if the word "stupid" was rude; I didn't mean to hurt him. I just
wanted to make him know that he is responsible for his acts.
The nice thing in Linux is that you can experiment freely, the worst
thing that you can do is deleting your (YOUR!) data. But experimenting
as root may be time-, resource-, and nerve consuming.

> 
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