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Re: /bin/rm

From: Richard Dawe
Subject: Re: /bin/rm
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2002 20:15:27 +0000


Richard Dawe wrote:
> You could set up an alias for 'rm'. I have the following aliases in
> /root/.bashrc on my Linux box:
>     alias cp='cp -i'
>     alias mv='mv -i'
>     alias rm='rm -i'
> Indeed, even root makes mistakes sometimes. ;)

Just in case you aren't psychic (my reply was a bit, er, concise), '-i' means
interactive mode, so it will ask you about deleting/overwriting files for
rm/cp & mv.

Bye, Rich =]

Richard Dawe [ http://www.phekda.freeserve.co.uk/richdawe/ ]

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