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Re: broken system after srm -r -d /tmp/.* (user login and several services not working)

On 2008-07-02 12:33 +0200, Jonas Meurer wrote:

> In the meanwhile, I had a new idea:
> Maybe srm doesn't remove the overwritten files before quitting when it
> is aborted. That way, some file on my system could still exist, but in a
> truncated way: half of the file is still the orignal, the other half is
> overwritten by srm.

Yes, look at the timestamps.  Files that have a modification date of the
srm run are candidates for that, older files probably not.


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