[PLUG] Commands you don't want to try
sean_whitney at bigfoot.com
Sun Jun 9 21:48:29 PDT 2002
I know that I would try
tar cf - /| ( cd /disk2 && tar xvpf -)
Which should prevent you from trying to overwrite your files if you
fat-finger the directory. What else am I missing?
On Sunday 09 June 2002 19:28, you hammered at the keyboard:
> Since we're on the discussion of 'rm -rf'. I'll add my command that you
> don't want to try:
> tar cf - / | (cd /disk2; tar xvpf - )
> Anyone guess what this does incorrectly?
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<Culus> And don't get me started on perl!
<shaleh> perl is beyond evil
<jim> you don't know perl yet?
<netgod> gotta love a language with no definable syntax
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