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Oliver Jones oliver@d...
Sat Apr 9 00:40:39 NZST 2005

On Fri, 2005-04-08 at 23:22 +1200, Craig Box wrote:
> >> We once spent an entertaining amount of time discussing the safest
> >> way to remove a file owned by root, in the / directory, named " -rf"
> >> 
> >> I'd love to see what the list suggests for this :)
> cd / && rm -- -rf ?

That will probably only work on a system with GNU Core Utils.  BSD's
will probably wonder what you're on about.

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