In: <dgs7q6$k5f$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>As a sequel to Toby's challenge...
>WHy did I just type in:
> rm *.prc Palm_Deprecated/
> mv *.prc Palm_Deprecated/
>....and why do files never percolate through Trash/Wastebasket first?
>Luckily, I had some backups elsewhere.
Thats why one should never be signed in as root when tired. :-)
How about: rm * .o <GULP!>
You can always set up an alias or a script to shift things through
a "recycle bin" kind of place if you wanted, but, I tend to frown
on that sort of thing, lest one become too accustomed to it.
Personally, I have a problem with trashing databases:
DELETE FROM foo
Grrrrr!!! %^!@#! L-shaped !@^%#@! enter key!!!
Yep.. That got me once with DB2 and an L-shaped enter key. (man
I hate those keyboards)
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