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SubjectRe: Undelete files on ext3 ??
On Tue, 7 Jan 2003, Andreas Dilger wrote:

> Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2003 11:55:44 -0700
> From: Andreas Dilger <>
> To: Richard B. Johnson <>
> Cc: Max Valdez <>, Jan Hudec <>,
> kernel <>
> Subject: Re: Undelete files on ext3 ??
> On Jan 07, 2003 13:17 -0500, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> > Therefore, it's time for somebody to put a 'dumpster` in all the Linux
> > file-systems. Somebody should then modify `rm` and the kernel unlink
> > to `mv' files to the dumpster directory on the file-system, instead of
> > really deleting them. Then, just like the Redmond stuff, a separate
> > program can be used to clear out the "dumpster" or `mv` them back.
> This is very FAQ. Please see the l-k archives for any year to find
> lengthy discussions about this.

Funny my gnome2 install has a wastebasket and last I checked if you open a
command shell in windows and del *.* you are screwed anyhow.

So we have exactly the same functionality windows does.


Gerhard Mack

<>< As a computer I find your faith in technology amusing.

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