[RndTbl] rm -r crippled in Red Hat 8

Mike Pfaiffer mike at digitalcivilization.ca
Sun Jul 11 00:07:30 CDT 2004

On July 10, 2004 08:54 pm, millward wrote:
> To my surprise, rm -r does not work in
> Red Hat 8. I tried to rub out a directory
> full of files and sub-directories and
> Red Hat asked for confirmation of deletion
> for each and every file! I had to hit "y"
> 30 times just to delete the files in one
> sub-directory alone. This is disgusting.
> How do I get rm * and rm -r to work
> properly in Red Hat 8 ?
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	Same as in Mandrake. I think this is a thing with the root account. Try "rm 
-rf <dir_name>".


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