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Re: Shred: Add recursion operations [PATCH]

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: Shred: Add recursion operations [PATCH]
Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2011 19:02:51 +0000
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On 12/09/2011 05:34 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 12/09/2011 10:22 AM, Amr Ali wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm not sure if this was discussed before, but I've got tired from having to
>> work around the lack of native recursion within `shred`. So, attached is a 
>> patch
>> to add recursion, including documentation.
> Thanks for taking the effort to write a patch, but we probably won't
> accept this upstream.

I agree.
Also not that shred is of limited use with files,
given that the info is probably spread elsewhere on
the disk from moving files around, and temp files,
and slop at the end of blocks, ...


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