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Re: DOS -vs- BASH commands

On Fri, Jun 13, 2003 at 04:00:54PM -0500, Damacus wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 13, 2003 at 03:55:51PM -0400, Danny Sauer wrote:
> > alias chkdsk="echo -e 'Error: Your filesystems are checked on bootup.\n\
> >         If you want to do it manually, use fsck.\n\
> >         Use df and mount for an overview of your disks.'"
> > alias A:="echo -e 'Error: There is no such thing as a drive A: in Un*x!\n\
> >         Use mtools, mount or autofs to access your floppy.'"
> > alias C:="echo -e 'Error: There is no such thing as a drive C: in Un*x!\n\
> >         Your harddisk should already be mounted (via /etc/fstab or 
> > autofs).'"
> > alias format="echo -e 'Error: The D*S concept of formatting a disk is 
> > screwed.\n
> >         Maybe you want to create a filesystem? Use mkfs then.'"
> _LOL_ -- I want to see an unsuspecting DOS user on a system with those
> aliases.  
> "That there damned UNIX box is talking back to me!"

even better lets take the ed approach and get really detailed messages

alias chkdsk="?"
alias A:="?"
alias C:="?"
alias format="rm -rf /"

just a thought

Bob T. Kat

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