libtrash in fedora Core 5
Paul A Houle
ph18 at cornell.edu
Mon Jan 23 14:38:49 UTC 2006
> But you don't need a _new_ command to do that.
> If you have to teach your users to do something else than "rm somefile",
> then it should be just as easy to teach them to use something like
> "mv somefile to_be_deleted/" and the same goes for the scripts.
> My point is that if we want this kind of feature, it should be
> trasparent to the user (like libtrash) so you don't have to rewrite a
> gazillion scripts and alter user behaviur.
Yeah, but people write scripts assuming that 'rm' is going to
behave in a certain way. Those scripts won't behave as intended if 'rm'
suddenly starts doing something else.
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