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Re: Bug#95395: additions to the rm 10 second pause
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- From: Rahul Jain <rahul@xxxxxxxx>
- To: Bart Schaefer <schaefer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Clint Adams <schizo@xxxxxxxxxx>, 95395@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, zsh-workers@xxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: Bug#95395: additions to the rm 10 second pause
- Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2001 13:56:05 -0500
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- Reply-to: Rahul Jain <rahul@xxxxxxxx>
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 03:59:02PM +0000, Bart Schaefer wrote:
> On Apr 27, 10:42am, Clint Adams wrote:
> } Or is there value in adding these to execcmd?
> I'd be willing to add '/', but I don't believe we should be checking any
> sort of option strings. If you're already super-user and doing `rm -d'
> where you shouldn't be, you're in deeper trouble than zsh can possibly dig
> you out of. RM_STAR_xxx was added because zsh was originally deployed at
> Princeton and used by students who often didn't know what they were doing;
> people with root privileges better not be in that category, nor should
> they rely on their shell to prevent them from doing something stupid.
> My vote is to leave this unchanged and possibly add a FAQ entry about it,
> as this is not the first time it's come up.
Upon further consideration, I agree that only '/' really needs to be added. The
only need of this feature is to prevent accidents, and if you are using -d,
it's probably not by accident, and if IS an accident, you're root, so that's
your own problem. So, in short, yeah. :)
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