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From: charles AT pentek DOT com (Charles Krug)
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: rm @manifest.mft under bash?
Date: 26 Jul 2001 13:34:41 GMT
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Thread: Frames, NoFrames, TwoWindows

On Tue, 24 Jul 2001 18:53:53 +0000 (UTC), Martin Str|mberg
<ams AT father DOT ludd DOT luth DOT se> wrote:
> Charles Krug <charles AT pentek DOT com> wrote:
>:>> When I uninstall a package, I do:
>:>> rm @manifest/gcc.2.95.3b.mft
>:>> But that doesn't work under bash.
>: "Doesn't work" meaning that it complained and didn't perform the deletion.
> Isn't the command you should use "rm -f @the_package.mft"?

Yip.  -f switch took care of it under bash.  But it didn't seem to be needed
under dos.

Anyway, it works.  I probably perpetuated an error and just "remembered" that
it didn't work.  I'm a good deal more rigorous at work.


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