Recycle-Bin/Trash-Can option?

Peter Samuelson peter at
Tue Oct 17 11:00:19 GMT 2000

[Lawrence Hovind]
> Is there a feature, I can't find, that when a user on a Wins station
> deletes a file, the file is moved to a "trash" directory where the
> admin can restore it if necessary?

Someone asked for this maybe a year ago so I wrote up a quick
proof-of-concept.  It never got beyond that stage because I personally
don't have much use for such a thing.  If you haven't already written
your own version, feel free to start with my code:

It works but has several limitations, see the README for details.


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