I have a directory with a bunch of stuff in it. when you say rm -r "the directory"
you have to say yes,yes,yes,......20 times. Is there a script for just having the
answer to all "are you sure you want to delete ...?" be yes? any scripting help, im new.
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The behaviour you describe means that a -I option is silently passed to rm. Usually it is done by aliasing rm to rm -I somewhere in the startup scripts; some people think it is a good idea. The simplest way is to directly invoke /bin/rm instead. If you are writing …
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