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Old 01-23-2002
Override protection.....

I am having this problem......when I run this script:

print -n "Enter file name to be deleted: "
read answer
if [ -f $name ]
then
rm $name
else
echo "No such file with the name: $name exists"
fi

I was trying to test my script for errors, and basically when the user had files with the rights: 400, 100, and 500, this message came up "rm: filename: override protection 500, then gives a yes/no option. Y does this message come up?? If yes is chosen the file is deleted but, I was wounderin when writing a script does the validation have to include a message that the user inputs into the script to deal with it?? I would like to enter a message that would deal with it, can ne1 help me input this message?? I dont know how to go about it...
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Old 01-23-2002
You can use the "-f" flag to rm to automatically override this message.
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