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RE: Bug: link.exe
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: "'let's play global thermonuclear war'" <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2005 19:43:24 -0000
- Subject: RE: Bug: link.exe
- Reply-to: Talk Amongst Yourselves <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-talk-owner On Behalf Of Ed C. Lueless
> Sent: 05 January 2005 19:21
> On Wed, Jan 05, 2005 at 01:12:35PM -0500, One Angry User wrote:
> >On Wed, 5 Jan 2005, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >> Bold example:
> >> alias rm 'rm -f'
> >> rm *
> >hey, i lost all of my home directory because of this
> command, and i blame
> >u! i thought this was a recipe for getting sshd working on
> my windows
> >2003. u should have been clearer! there are n00bies on this list, u
> >know, and they will use ur examples, so u gotta be careful!
> why cygwin
> >allow this kind of command, anyway?
> >One Angry User
> >(jes' wanted 2 b the 1st 2 complain about this)
> Hey, chill out! Corrina was just showng you how to
> use alias. sHe
> dint't tell you to remove your home directories!
> I have an aliasjust like this except I
> add a '-r" to the option
> since I hate having to remember whether the thing I'am removing
> is a directory onot.
That's nothing. I hate having to remember if it's a directory or not too, in
fact I hate even having to remember what it's called at all.
So I added the '*' into the alias as well. IT WUURkS GRATE NoW!!111!!!
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....