We all know the destructive power of the following command executed as root:
rm -rf /
I fail to see when this particular combination of parameters would be useful, since it destroys the whole system and there are more efficient ways to do that. The
rm command could check for these specific parameters, and implement some kind of safeguard - ask for confirmation at the very least, despite the
Why is there no such safeguard in the
I'm well aware that you must be extra careful when you execute commands as root. With great power (...). However shouldn't this specific case be an exception to that rule?