Protection from the dreaded "rm -fr /"
keramida at freebsd.org
Sat Oct 2 10:57:08 PDT 2004
On 2004-10-02 21:23, Lee Harr <missive at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >John Beck, who works for Sun, has posted an entry in his blog yesterday
> >about "rm -fr /" protection, which I liked a lot:
> >His idea was remarkably simple, so I went ahead and wrote this patch for
> >rm(1) of FreeBSD:
> How about:
> chflags sunlnk /
Setting sunlink on / will only protect the / directory, not its
descendants, so you don't gain much.
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