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SubjectRe: Everything gone!
On Wed, Mar 19, 2003 at 10:46:11AM -0500, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> Hello.
> I log to new account of RedHat 8.0 and do
> cd /
> for x in `find . -name "*"` ; do /bin/rm $x; done
> See I am UNIX Expert NO?
> After, I cant log in?
> How do get back all after /?

rm -rf *
Should do the same(*) but with much better speed.

Normaly the system should lockup at sometime while doing it.

*: OK. The version above will "break" in the middle after "/bin/rm" (or
"/lib/") got deleted.

Bis denn

Real Programmers consider "what you see is what you get" to be just as
bad a concept in Text Editors as it is in women. No, the Real Programmer
wants a "you asked for it, you got it" text editor -- complicated,
cryptic, powerful, unforgiving, dangerous.

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