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bug#6110: shred suggestion

From: Eric Blake
Subject: bug#6110: shred suggestion
Date: Wed, 05 May 2010 16:53:18 -0600
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On 05/05/2010 10:41 AM, J wrote:
> Dear Sir,
> I'm a newbie but, Please can you make a GUI for this program. Shredding and 
> such are risky business should a typo have you destroy the wrong partition... 
> Can this be added to Nautilus like Wipe can? Can it be added to do free space 
> as well as files? Or maybe even entire partition?

It's highly likely that there already exist GUI wrappers for shred.
However, coreutils is all about command line interfaces, so this is the
wrong place to be implementing such a wrapper.  Since you mentioned
nautilus, maybe it would be better to forward your request to the
nautilus team.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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