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Re: /bin/ gets deleted on error




On 4/13/2017 2:43 PM, Brian Inglis wrote:

> defensive coding is your friend to avoid disasters: 
> 	if [ -n "$foodir" ] && [ -d $foodir/ ]; then
> 	  /bin/rm -fR -- $foodir || exit
> 	else
> 	  echo "Can't find directory '$foodir'"
> 	  exit 2
> 	fi
> 

And even this can be troublesome if you mistype a variable name anywhere
in this code.

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