Access Recycler from Command Line

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rc recycles the files and directories given as arguments to the NeXT trash folder. rt retrieves the files/directories given as arguments from the NeXT trash folder to the current directory. If a file or directory to be retrieved already exists in the current directory, the user is asked to confirm overwriting it.


force overwriting of existing file in trash folder without interactively prompting the user


As an example, some files and directories might be recycled with:

  rc file1 directory1/ file2 directory2

They could be retrieved with:

  rt file1 directory1/ file2 directory2


First public version by Ken Turner, 27/01/97

Second version by Ken Turner, 28/03/97

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Last Update: 15th July 2006