When will os.remove fail?

Jon Ribbens jon+usenet at unequivocal.eu
Tue Mar 14 09:30:36 EDT 2017


On 2017-03-14, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
>> (The bash rm command will ask you before deleting, but Python's os.remove
>> just removes it.)
>
> (And the rm command won't ask if you say "-f".)

rm does not ask before deleting. However some Linux distributions
take it upon themselves to put "alias rm='rm -i'" in /etc/profile.


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