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bug#11194: 24.0.95; sudo rm doesn't work with absolute directory paths o


From: Michael Albinus
Subject: bug#11194: 24.0.95; sudo rm doesn't work with absolute directory paths on the file system
Date: Sun, 08 Apr 2012 13:00:29 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.94 (gnu/linux)

Cray Elliott <address@hidden> writes:

> For example, if you went to eshell and typed 'sudo rm -rf /opt/folder'
> it would complain about permissions being needed and wouldn't query
> for password. Bug doesn't exist with relative paths. Bug does exist with 
> wildcards.

If you want to use absolute paths in eshell, you should apply

rm -rf /sudo::/opt/folder

Best regards, Michael.





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