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author Andy Alt <>2016-09-05 22:54:16 +0700
committer Willy Sudiarto Raharjo <>2016-09-05 22:54:16 +0700
commit24e0f2ca3ce871217d41fd1f961becb28dc939a4 (patch)
treecdda1e35521184bffb3fadc8027c7e7c6f5bfa4e /system
parentc1d7773a782445d8708b459865fd5b1885b2cbc2 (diff)
system/rmw: Updated for version 2016.09.04.01a.
Signed-off-by: Willy Sudiarto Raharjo <>
Diffstat (limited to 'system')
4 files changed, 26 insertions, 34 deletions
diff --git a/system/rmw/README.Slackware b/system/rmw/README.Slackware
index 6de5741d45..03b0584414 100644
--- a/system/rmw/README.Slackware
+++ b/system/rmw/README.Slackware
@@ -3,8 +3,10 @@ utility. Optionally, it can ReMove files to Desktop trash, restore files,
list files to be selected for restore, and purge (permanently delete)
files that were trashed x number of days ago.
+Web site:
After rmw is installed, create the user configuration directory by typing
-'rmw' and hitting enter. It's recommended to copy /etc/rmwrc (or
+'rmw' and hitting enter. Afterward, it's recommended to copy /etc/rmwrc (or
/usr/local/etc/rmwrc) to $HOME/.config/rmw and then rename it to 'config':
'cd ~/.config/rmw'
@@ -13,14 +15,13 @@ After rmw is installed, create the user configuration directory by typing
Then edit the file to suit your needs.
-A generic configuration file looks like this:
+At some point, rmw will automatically create a 'lastpurge' and 'lastrmw'
+in that same directory.
-WASTE = $HOME/.trash.rmw
-#WASTE = $HOME/.local/share/Trash
-purge_after = 90
+== Configuration File ==
+Documentation explaining the configuration can be found in 'rmwrc', and
+extra examples in 'rmwrc_config_example'.
Waste folders will be created automatically. (e.g. if '$HOME/trash.rmw'
is listed in the config file, these 3 directories will be created:
@@ -28,13 +29,8 @@ $HOME/trash.rmw
-If you'd like rmw to be tied in to your existing Desktop Trash, uncomment
-'#WASTE = $HOME/.local/share/Trash'
-What will happen is when files get rmw'ed, you'll see them in your Desktop
-Trash, and rmw will check your Trash to see if it's time to purge any files.
== Purging ==
If purging is 'on', rmw will permanently delete files from the folders
specified in the configuration file after 'x' number of days. Purging
can be disabled by using 'purgeDays = 0' in configuration file. rmw will
@@ -61,26 +57,22 @@ While -z can restore files at the command line, you have to specify
the full path (wildcards ok).
Example: rmw -z ~/.trash.rmw/files/*.iso
-In the future, it's planned to eliminate the need to specify the path. rmw
-will automatically look in all the Waste directories.
+The other way is be in the WASTE/files/ folder; then using only
+the basename will work.
== Protected directories ==
-Presently, if a protected directory is accidently rmw'ed from the command
-line, rmw will prevent sending the directory to the trash, however, files
-within protected directories can still be rmw'ed.
-rmw /home/andy (nothing would happen)
-rmw /home/andy/* (files would get rmw'ed)
+if 'PROTECT = /home/andy' is specified in the config file, /home/andy, and
+all dirs and files beneath it will be "protected". This warning will show
-== Help, Support, and Discussion ==
+"File is in protected directory: <filename/dir>"
-Web site:
+And it will not get rmw'ed
+WASTE folders and the rmw configuration/data directory are protected by
+default (there is no need to add a 'PROTECT =' line for them.
-IRC: Quakenet IRC network - #rmw
-Mailing list (new releases):
+This file was last updated 2016-09-03
diff --git a/system/rmw/rmw.SlackBuild b/system/rmw/rmw.SlackBuild
index daae56548c..c589eb450e 100644
--- a/system/rmw/rmw.SlackBuild
+++ b/system/rmw/rmw.SlackBuild
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
# Written by (Andy Alt) (
diff --git a/system/rmw/ b/system/rmw/
index e97510fa68..d4e66a975c 100644
--- a/system/rmw/
+++ b/system/rmw/
@@ -1,8 +1,8 @@
diff --git a/system/rmw/slack-desc b/system/rmw/slack-desc
index 59bab62592..f0f7f4a94c 100644
--- a/system/rmw/slack-desc
+++ b/system/rmw/slack-desc
@@ -15,5 +15,5 @@ rmw: on GNOME, KDE, and Xfce. It features quick and easy restoration
rmw: from the command line, duplication protection, and can purge
rmw: files after x amount of days.
-rmw: Homepage:
+rmw: Homepage: