PYTHON 3.4 LEFTOVERS

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Nov 16 22:20:18 CET 2013


On 16/11/2013 21:02, Tim Chase wrote:
> On 2013-11-16 08:03, Ferrous Cranus wrote:
>> root at secure [~]# find / -name python3.4 | rm -rf
> [snip]
>> 1. DELETE ALL REMAINS OF PYTHON3.4
>
> I'm surprised I haven't seen the suggestion to move the "/" to the
> end of the entire command...it would certainly DELETE ALL REMAINS OF
> PYTHON3.4 ;-)
>
> Note1: DO NOT DO THIS unless you want to also DELETE ALL REMAINS OF
> YOUR HARD DRIVE.  But hey, Python3.4 would be gone in the process...
>
> Note2: you're running commands you don't understand AS ROOT?!?!?!
> You're just asking for trouble there.
>
> Note3: since "locate" uses a cached DB of files for rapid finding,
> and your process doesn't rebuild that locate-DB, they'll continue to
> show up even after you eventually figure out how to successfully
> remove the files.  Use "find" for both purposes:  deletion and
> verification.
>
> -tkc
>

Please stop feeding him, TIA.

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Mark Lawrence




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