Re: rm question
- From: Walter Mautner <leafnewnode.20.eatallspam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2006 18:57:28 +0200
Bit Twister enlightened us alt.os.linux-(ab)users with:
On Thu, 12 Oct 2006 15:38:31 +0200, Walter Mautner wrote:
Rather use /bin/rm -fr /etc/backup/*SQL unless there are no other
files inside that folder. Of course, that only works for that
directory, subdirectories and their content isn't touched.
Uhm, well, due to the "-r" a directory ending in "SQL" would get lost as
well, together with it's content ..
And beware, size matters.
Is it size or case or number of names returned using the wildcard
which to be beware of? :)
*g* ... size of the cluestick. applied, what else?
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