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(shoot (self `foot)) - Mark Atwood
fallenpegasus
fallenpegasus
(shoot (self `foot))
I just accidentally deleted a week's work.

Fortunately, it's taking only a couple of hours to recreate.

Still, lesson learned, push work-in-progress up to Launchpad at least daily.

Current Location: Home, Seattle WA
Current Mood: Black

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blackcoat From: blackcoat Date: January 26th, 2009 10:54 pm (UTC) (Link)
A couple of weeks ago, I typo'd during a release.


The typo was adding a /

Making usr/* /usr/*.

On the build system.

Boy, was MY face red.
awfief From: awfief Date: January 27th, 2009 01:05 am (UTC) (Link)
I've done something similar, with rm -rf.

Since then, I have NEVER named a directory etc/ (Hey, I'd been storing random stuff, I figured ~/etc was cute).

Did you know that rm -rf /etc will indeed complete, but after that, the system is *completely* unusable? (do you know how frustrating it is to *try* different commands to see if maybe, just maybe, there's a way to salvage things???)

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