[volunteers] Why you are careful about /dev/null operations as the root user

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Thu Dec 17 08:53:32 PST 2015


Correcting:

> I don't expect --one-file-system to ever become the default for GNU cp 
                                                                      ^^
                                             Meant to say 'rm'.

> (as the dangerous behaviour is now expected across Unixes), but maybe if
> you (or me, or someone) were to open a feature request against GNU
> coreutils the still-unused -x option could be assigned to it.



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