Can not rmdir

Kevin Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. kdk at
Fri Aug 22 13:32:44 PDT 2003

From: "Henrik Hudson" <lists at>
To: "Edouard Saksonov" <edouard_bsd at>;
<questions at>
Sent: Friday, August 22, 2003 2:55 PM
Subject: Re: Can not rmdir

> And if you don't want it to prompt you, do:
> rm -rf dir_name
> Be careful though..this can and will wipe your whole system if you
> accidentally type:
> rm -rf /   and then tap the enter key :) and yes, I've done it both
> purpose to see what happens and not on purpose. The former is kinda
cool, the
> latter makes you say a few choice words.
> Henrik

A few choice words!?  You are indeed a mild-tempered
gentleman ... ;-)


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