log rm commands

function rm { workingdir=$( pwdx $$ | awk '{print $2}' ) /usr/bin/rm $* echo "rm $* issued at $(date) by the user $(who am i| awk '{print $1} ') in the directory ${workingdir}" >> /tmp/rm.out }
Sometimes, it is annoying to find your files or directories missing. If you want to log all the rm commands you can put this in /etc/profile.

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2011-06-22 14:47:38

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+1 very useful, if only for those who caught the damage ...
0disse0 · 434 weeks ago
You could also send it to the syslog: rm() {workingdir=$( pwdx $$ | awk '{print $2}' ); /bin/rm $*; /usr/bin/logger -p info "rm $* in ${workingdir}" }
Vilemirth · 319 weeks and 3 days ago

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