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A subtle fix for hard-to-diagnose installer hangs
Authored by: jdhorner on Jul 27, '05 12:27:28PM
isn't the simplest thing people are missing here this: they should have just used the entire system pathname to the -rm- executable. e.g.
/bin/rm
instead of just calling rm in general? that way, the alias is avoided and the user need not worry. ALSO, it would let the vendor know that the true system commands were being used.

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A subtle fix for hard-to-diagnose installer hangs
Authored by: Code Masseur on Aug 01, '05 10:59:25AM

I totally agree with this comment: I consider using full pathnames for system executables a "best practices" item for writing secure (and predictable) scripts.

A subtle fix for hard-to-diagnose installer hangs
Authored by: calum on Jul 12, '07 05:57:12AM

The more correct way would be "\rm", no?