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Re: rm patch suggestion

From: Joshua Judson Rosen
Subject: Re: rm patch suggestion
Date: Tue, 7 May 2002 10:47:48 -0400
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On Tue, May 07, 2002 at 04:57:56PM +0200, Wolfgang J?hrling wrote:
> Oystein Viggen <oysteivi@tihlde.org> wrote:
> > With this patch, translators that present themselves as directories are
> > simply not touched by rm, beyond a necessary lstat(), and a warning
> > message is presented to the user.
> At least with the -f option, this behaviour should not occur, because
> one might actually _want_ to remove everything. Maybe there should also
> be an additional option (say, -t) for this, so that both
> rm -r foo/
> rm -rft foo/

How about an -x/--one-file-system option like cp has?

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