Subject: Re: forbidding rm -rf /
To: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
From: SODA Noriyuki <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/06/2004 08:35:20
>>>>> On Tue, 05 Oct 2004 19:30:40 -0400,
"Perry E. Metzger" <email@example.com> said:
> Solaris 10 doesn't allow "rm -rf /" -- should we do the same?
I have to say I don't like the change.
What happens if one does "rm -rf *" at the root directory on Solaris 10?
Should every OS include all craps to prevent such mistakes?
I don't think so.