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Re: /bin/ gets deleted on error




On 4/14/2017 8:42 AM, cyg Simple wrote:
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.

Or there are spaces in $foodir


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