On Friday 22 August 2003 14:00, Edouard Saksonov wrote:
> Hi,
> I've just installed FreeBSD 5.1, everything is fine, but when I wanted to
> remove a directory(with only one file in it), the system do not want to do
> that: When I type
>     rmdir -p dir_name    ,  it gives me as an output :
> >rmdir: dir_name: Directory not empty
> When I try
>     rmdir -rf dir_name    ,  it gives me as an output :
> >rmdir: illegal option --r
> >usage: rmdir [-p] directory ...

And if you don't want it to prompt you, do:
        rm -rf dir_name

Be careful though..this can and will wipe your whole system if you 
accidentally type:
        rm -rf /   and then tap the enter key :) and yes, I've done it both on 
purpose to see what happens and not on purpose. The former is kinda cool, the 
latter makes you say a few choice words.

Henrik Hudson

"`If there's anything more important than my ego
around, I want it caught and shot now.'" 
        --Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy

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