wipe issues

Bob Holtzman holtzm@sonic.net
Thu Jul 11 21:44:02 2002

On 11 Jul 2002, Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder wrote:

> On Wed, 2002-07-10 at 19:19, Bob Holtzman wrote:
> > On Wed, 10 Jul 2002, john clark wrote:
> > > What wipe program do you use in your *nix and win32
> > [...]Still looking for one for Linux.
> Depending on the filesystem, you can have it without extra tools. I
> believe ext2 at least has the wipe-files-after-delete option (mount
> option, or you set it per file with chattr).
> Arggh! man chattr documents this (flag 's'), but it seems not to be
> implemented yet.
> ok, so just ignore me. (or implement it - sounds quite trivial if one is
> a kernel hacker. Which, of course, I am not).

You either, huh?
Bob Holtzman
"If you think you're getting free lunch,
 ......check the price of the beer!"