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Re: Suggestion for rm(1)

From: Reuben Thomas
Subject: Re: Suggestion for rm(1)
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2010 11:37:13 +0000

Just to check before I go to the trouble of getting patch out, are we
happy with:

Note that if you use rm to remove a file, it might be possible to
recover some of its contents, given sufficient expertise and/or
time.  For greater assurance that the file is truly unrecoverable,
consider using shred.

? I tried to make the previously agreed version shorter and more
elegant without changing any of its important properties; I hope it
worked...it was beginning after multiple edits to look a bit of a
dog's dinner!


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