Subject: Re: how to delete a directory tree...
To: David Woyciesjes <>
From: Jon Lindgren <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 04/27/2000 13:33:34
On Thu, 27 Apr 2000, David Woyciesjes wrote:

> I' looking for the command to delete a directory (and all of it's files and
> subdirectories) in one stroke... The only thing I've found so far is using
> 'rm' and 'rmdir' in each directory. There's gotta be something easier...

rm -rf (fill-in-non-root-directory-here)

You can crash and burn easily with that one... carefull!

Hope this helps, 

 "Core dumped.  Your fault."