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Re: EXTERNAL: Virus that deletes everything under c:/cygwin?
- From: Dante Allegria <danteallegria at yahoo dot ca>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com, Damon Register <damon dot w dot register at lmco dot com>
- Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2011 10:07:32 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Re: EXTERNAL: Virus that deletes everything under c:/cygwin?
--- On Mon, 3/28/11, Damon Register <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> this at a company.? Is that so?? Do you have an
> aggressive IS department who might have decided they don't like Cygwin?
No, turns out it was because someone committed this into the nightly build scripts:
rm -rf $(DOES_NOT_EXIST)/*
<sigh> Should cygwin's rm have some built-in safeguards for this? :)
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