Unix will give you enough rope to shoot yourself in the foot. If you didn’t think rope would do that, you should have read the man page.

Gnu/Linux man-pages are often unclear. Openbsd man-pages will have clear examples of first, where to place the foot, and second, how to hold the rope.

That is why it's easier to shoot yourself in the foot in openbsd, and when your foot hurts on Linux, it's easier to Google it.

#bsd #Linux #humor <- just in case

@Qwxlea @LoganDice
I think you could have just gone with the first two.
#humor just in case.

@LoganDice it's a problem of software and not the system imo

@LoganDice **tries out "man rope" to be sure to not miss the joke here**

@LoganDice Ever read a joke so good you're irrationally angry you didn't think of it?

@LoganDice By reading man pages, I found that I don't use Unix.


% ls
foot.c foot.h foot.o toe.c toe.o
% rm * .o
rm: .o: No such file or directory
% ls

taken from:

@LoganDice "rope actually refers to a gun suitable for foot-shooting. the etymology comes from an original Unix application named `rope' first implemented in 1978"

@LoganDice "foot-shooting is only supported by a GNU extension. BSD-based systems may not support this functionality."

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