Subject: Re: Larger rm Change
To: Emmanuel Dreyfus <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 01/08/2003 14:36:51
>> I think that it could only try to ignore user immutable flags
>> if -f was given. I don't think rm without -f should ignore the flags.
and, just to continue to beat a dead horse...
...how many times have you wished that rm would remove the flags
vs. how many times have i enjoyed the fact that it doesn't?
maybe we could make it remove the flags iff you are root and *two* -f
are given (and no -i)? ie, make it *very* hard to shoot yourself in
the foot, but still provide a gun, powder, bullets...
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