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    SubjectRe: 2.1.131: some quality thoughts
    > > 
    > > Because a lot of people do a recursive find on the word core and delete it
    > > to keep their filesystem clean without checking for file type.
    > People also dance on window ledges when drunk and fall out. "Consider it
    > as natural selection in progress"
    > Alan

    If you use even the remotely sane and accepted method of 'find', you still won't
    remove the directory; rm will not delete directories unless given the '-r' option.

    Anyone doing an rm -rf with 'core' in the list oughta get bitten anyhow.

    find / -name 'core' -exec rm {} \;


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