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Re: [vox-tech] I told you so



On Fri 20 Apr 01,  1:27 PM, Micah Cowan said: 
> On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 01:21:50PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > On Fri 20 Apr 01,  1:11 PM, Brad Benedict said: 
> > > 
> > > Try mv /bin/* /dev/null, then mv /bin.0 /dev/null.  That should clear
> > > things up.
> >  
> > is that supposed to be funny?   i'm not sure i see the humor when someone's
> > system is hosed.
> > 
> > peter
> 
> Probably a typo.
> 
> I'm sure he meant to put "mv /bin.0 /bin" for the last bit.
 
ah.  ok; that part makes sense.  however...

brad, /dev/null is not "the recycle bin".

files are not streams, and vice versa.  if you move a file onto /dev/null,
you're going to hose /dev/null.

peter




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