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Another rm -rf /

by Chady (Priest)
on May 17, 2005 at 07:37 UTC ( #457686=obfuscated: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

There was rm -rf /, this is another one.

perl -e '_(qw|JUNK rm -rf /|);sub _{shift&&&_&&system @_}'

Update: it looks much better like this:

perl -e 'sub _ {shift&&&_&&system@_} _ qw|JUNK rm -rf /|'

For best results, run as root :)

P.S: It is totally safe to run this, although I take no responsibility for whatever happens after that.


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Re: Another rm -rf /
by cristian (Hermit) on May 17, 2005 at 20:18 UTC
    sub _ { shift #shifting parameters && #logic operator &_ #not execute call sub code ********** && #logic operator system@_ #not send execute params } _ qw|JUNK rm -rf /|#calling with params not call not fear not danger
Re: Another rm -rf /
by jdalbec (Deacon) on Jun 04, 2005 at 03:21 UTC
Re: Another rm -rf /
by songahji (Friar) on May 17, 2005 at 19:53 UTC
    Does it do something?

      Yes: apparently, it confuses people into downvoting it as malicious code. ;-)



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Re: Another rm -rf /
by ysth (Canon) on May 17, 2005 at 22:06 UTC
    I upvoted this node and was very surprised to see the reputation at -11. Would the downvoters care to share their reasoning?

    Update: here's a hint:

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[marto]: yeah, the whole infrastructure has changed, and video codecs have moved on a great deal
[Corion]: marto: Redoing something on new infrastructure sounds fun. At least you can reuse your previous experience :)
[marto]: I'm looking forwads to it. The video sources are dying, and they don't have the hardware to play them back (old tape formats, not just VHS + Laserdisc etc)
[marto]: I'll be interested to see what difference in terms of file size/quality the new codecs make. I enjoy working on things like this, so that's a bonus
[Corion]: Ah, cool! So it's not an inhouse youtube but for a wider consumption
[marto]: last time it was IE6 clients, now they're on 11, so more scope there also, in terms of UI and playback

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