From: "Daniel Carrera" <dcarrera / math.umd.edu>


> >   alias rm='rm -i'
>
> I have no patience for 'rm -i'.  Indeed, that was the default and I
> unaliased it.

I don't blame you, but it's no big deal for a small number of files.  When you
can stuck on a large number, and you're sure you want to delete them, then
'rm -f *'.

> >   vim: set backupdir=/tmp      [I presume the *~ files come from vim?]
>
> They come from Emacs.  Do you know how to do the equivalent in Emacs?

'fraid not.  I'm sure someone will.

> Daniel.

Gavin