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[wlug] Removing /-rf

 
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Bnonn bnonn@o...
Sat Apr 9 11:38:15 NZST 2005


> > 
> > 	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.

Stink. I wasn't game enough to give it a go. What's the point of
demarcating things if the command doesn't recognize the demarcation
though...?




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