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SubjectRe: Undelete in user space
On Wed, 19 Jun 1996, Rogier Wolff wrote:

> Undelete is a completely userspace implementable thing:
> your libc's unlink call should be substituted by something that
> renames the file to some /.wastebasket instead of simply
> using the system's unlink system call.

But so, the user (and not only the unexperienced one) cannot tell
if he can trust a program deleting "the safe way" without asking for
"ldd <program>", because statically linked binaries would still
unlink the old way. Or would not? Has the binary been linked with
a libc-undelete or with a libc-oldway?


All The Best,
Marco

Drop a nuke on Redmondland.



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