On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 3:54 PM, Earnie Boyd <earnie@users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
On Wed, 28 Sep 2011 15:32:59 -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:

> I was cleaning up my Windows temporary directory based on ls -lt data
> and ran across a directory named ~123install or some such.  I intended
> to deleted it and its contents so I used rm -rf ~123install which
> kindly proceeded to modify ~123install into //.  Fortunately it
> aborted with permission denied before it went too far but I did loose
> some precious commands which I'm not reinstalling.  Fortunately I

Can't type today either s/not/now

> still have the mingw-get cached download files although I did loose
> mingw-get itself but that was an easy fix.
> I'll be opening a bug ticket for MSYS for this case.


Yeah, and it is lose, not loose.