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Oliver Jones oliver@d...
Sat Apr 9 00:38:42 NZST 2005

On Sat, 2005-04-09 at 00:04 +1200, Bnonn wrote:
> > cd / && rm -- -rf ?
> What's wrong with plain old
> 	root@s...:/ # rm "-rf"

Give it a go.  Find out... I dare you.  Well actually it wont work
because you've not specified a dir/file to delete.  It just returns
without doing any work.  Even though you quoted the -rf it is
interpreted by rm as an option not a filename.

                   Oliver Jones » Roving Code Warrior
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