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bug: rm command

From: Chandan S Pansare \(pcsbom\)
Subject: bug: rm command
Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2002 10:18:20 +0530

according to man page of 'rm' command -d option can be used to unlink directory (by su).
 " -d, --directory              unlink  directory,  even  if  non-empty (super-user only) "
I am using "rm (GNU fileutils) 4.0l".
If I specify -d option for a removing a directory, it gives me an error
# rm -d <dir>
rm: cannot unlink `<dir>': Is a directory
I have to specify -R option to remove a directory.
Is this behavior correct? what's the of -d option?
Thanx n Regards
Chandan S Pansare
Software Engineer
Patni Computer Systems Limited
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SEEPZ, Mumbai
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