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Old 06-03-2004, 02:21 PM   #1
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removing an entire directory


is there an other way to erase an entire directory other than the rm -r directory command. this one makes you say y to every file.
 
Old 06-03-2004, 02:23 PM   #2
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rm -rf dir_name
 
Old 06-03-2004, 04:37 PM   #3
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yeah

if under root rm -r is aliased as rm -ri which askes for comfirmation. Use rm -rf (f=force) to override this. *Note* use rm -rf as root VERY catiously.
 
  


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