undo rm -rf *

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Tue Mar 26 17:35:43 UTC 2013

Am 26.03.2013 18:03, schrieb Matthew Saltzman:
>> this is safe since a very long time
>> [root at testserver:/tmp]$ LANG=c; /usr/bin/rm -rf .*
>> /usr/bin/rm: cannot remove directory: '.'
>> /usr/bin/rm: cannot remove directory: '..'
> Does this not depend on where in the tree you are and what permissions
> you have on . and ..?

how many more permissions will you have than root?

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