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Overview

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srm - securely wipe files
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srm is a utility to overwrite files with random data in one or more passes.


Dependencies
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None.


Compatibility
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srm has been tested on the following operating systems:
    * OpenBSD (5.1-snap)
    * OS X (10.8)
    * Linux (Debian 6.0)


Installation
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make build install


Usage
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srm [-v] [-n number] file list

options:
        -n <number of passes>: specify number of passes
                (default is 3 passes)
        -v: verbose mode. display list of failures and wiped files after wiping


Known bugs / caveats
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srm can't recursively remove files, i.e. it can't remove directories.