On 29-08-18 17:18, Jan Just Keijser wrote:
> Since when can I not type in
>   rm -rf /
> any more ?  did someone build in a flag into the "rm" command to stop me
> from doing so? I sure hope not.

$ sudo docker run --rm debian rm -rf /
rm: it is dangerous to operate recursively on '/'
rm: use --no-preserve-root to override this failsafe

This has been like this for a long while (and not just for debian).


PS: "rm -rf /*" will try to rm (almost) everything ;-)

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