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Re: [SLUG] deltree equivalent


On Thu, Feb 22, 2001 at 08:28:52AM +1100, Simon Bryan wrote:

> Is there an equivalent in Linux to the DOS deltree, that will remove 
> folders, files and .files without confirmation? Such a fun command on a 
> Windows system, generally goes like:
> cd /
> deltree *
> Oh S***T!!!!!


rm -rf whatever

eg: rm -rf /my_directory

Do it to / and watch your system expire ;)

Paul Haddon
Technical Services Manager
Hartingdale Internet