[CLUG] rm replacement
eoin_kelly at hotmail.com
Sat Sep 8 22:49:06 IST 2001
>I did it again recently:
>`rm -fR *` DOH! *wrong directory* !!!
>So I'm looking for a replacement for rm, you know a trash system? I did a
>search and there seems to be plenty of them out there, but I'm wondering if
>there are any particularly nice packages people recommend?
On my home box I've aliased rm to "rm -i" so it at least asks me for
confirmation -it is a tad annoying when deleting large numbers of files -
better solution might be to alias rm to mv the files to a designated folder
- then add a shutdown script or cron/at job to delete the files whenever
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