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UNIXer,

How can I disable the confirmation notify (eg. rm) ?
Is there any command like prompt in ftp ?

Andrew
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by:ozo
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Are you asking about rm -f ?
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Sounds that you have an alias to rm. Default is without confirmation (-i). Check with alias.
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It may also be possible that your system admin have changed the rm to a shell with rm -i. If the answer from ahoffmann doesn't work, ask your sysadmin.
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marar, you're right. This alias could also be in /etc/.profile, /etc/csh.cshrc, etc., have seen new AIX 4.x comeing with this anoying default :-(
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