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RE: offtopic helmet polishing (was Re: rm fails to remove symbolic links to directories)
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: "'...and it's only getting even more likely as I go along....'" <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 18:27:28 +0100
- Subject: RE: offtopic helmet polishing (was Re: rm fails to remove symbolic links to directories)
- Reply-to: Talk Amongst Yourselves <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
>Sent: 18 April 2005 18:18
>>> Well, /bin is the bin, that's a bit like /dev/null, but /usr/bin is the
>>> user bin, that's where we throw all the user's files away when we want
>>> to delete them. Then there's the user's local bin, which is a bit like
>>> the recycle bin in windows.
> So /usr/bin is where you dump entire user directories, but their local
> bin is where files go when the user deletes their own stuff?
I refer you to the last sentence of my earlier post!
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....