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Re: EXTERNAL: Virus that deletes everything under c:/cygwin?
* Christopher Faylor (Tue, 29 Mar 2011 11:35:33 -0400)
> On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 05:33:05PM +0200, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> >* Dave Korn (Tue, 29 Mar 2011 14:46:13 +0100)
> >> On 29/03/2011 10:12, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> >> As for "rm", it already does kind-of have safeguards against this, and
> >> that's what the -f option is for - it turns them off.
> >As far as I know "-f" is already the default...
> If you're saying that "-f" is always active when you type "rm" then, no
> that is not true.
I'm saying that "ignore nonexistent files, never prompt" is the default
behaviour if you're running plain unaliased /usr/bin/rm.exe.
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