new expected behavior? src/bin/rm/rm.c

Sascha Wildner saw at
Fri Jun 3 09:25:22 PDT 2005

Matthew Dillon wrote:

    I was indeed thinking about that.  I always use 'rm -rf' myself, even
    when the 'f' is not necessary.  Whether -I should operate in that case
    is a real question.
Well, -f suppresses prompting for confirmation wrt file permissions. To 
me it only seems logical that it should also suppress -I prompting. I've 
always looked at -f as "don't bother me with any messages and prompts, 
just do it". :)



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