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safe\-rm(dir)

Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
Index 

NAME

safe-rm - delete files a bit more safely
safe-rmdir - delete empty directories a bit more safely 

SYNOPSIS

safe-rm /path/to/file
safe-rmdir /path/to/directory 

DESCRIPTION

safe-rm deletes files specified with an absolute path
name. Files specified with symbolic links in thepath name will not be erased.
safe-rmdir deletes directories specified with an absolute
path name. Directories specified with symbolic links in thepath name will not be erased.
 

RETURNS

safe-rm and safe-rmdir returns a non zero return codewhen it can not erase the file safely.
 

NOTE

These commands are used by the system cleanup cron jobs.
 

SEE ALSO

rm(1),rmdir(1). 

AUTHOR

SuSE Linux AG


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURNS
NOTE
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR

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