Subject: Re: Larger rm Change
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Emmanuel Dreyfus <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/09/2003 08:46:18
> i believe that if i say "the file should *not* be deleted" by setting
> a flag, that should have a higher value than "i used rm -rf to really
> delete all the files".

I beleive no user should be able to prevent root from deleting his files
with uchg. If -ff is needed, we will end up with scripts that always
have -ff, I'm not sure this is a good practice.

Emmanuel Dreyfus.  
Hiroshima 45. Tchernobyl 86. Windows 95.