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Old 03-24-2004, 08:07 AM   #16
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NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO that just erased everything I have ever done!!!!
Old 03-24-2004, 08:11 AM   #17
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that's why you have to be careful with the rm command
Old 03-24-2004, 08:15 AM   #18
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I stoped it just in time, it erased some directories in emacs, and thank god
I wrote a script last night to back up all my files ......Thank god I did that before this one!!!!

why did it not cd to that folder, it was the exact script I wrote and posted, how come it didnt deletejust the contents of that folder!!


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