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SubjectRe: Wanted: Secure-delete utility for Linux
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Charles Cazabon wrote:
|>
|> >> Hmmm I guess we need a /dev/one? (Actually not a bad thing to have)
|> >
|> > IMHO the name /dev/one would be a bad idea. Becouse this could mean an
|> > integer one which is 00000001 for 8-bit, 0000000000000001 for 16-bit, and
|> > so on.
|> Hmmm -- something like /dev/~zero would work, if you can stand non-
|> alphanumeric characters in your filenames.
(t)csh people won't like this (bash also uses ~ for $HOME, ~zero for
user zero's HOME...).
How about /dev/minusone :-) ?
Or /dev/allones ...

Steffen


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