I’m following a discussion at the moment, where someone has done some havoc to his data. This discussion inspired me to write this: -f. The force switch. Personally i believe -f should be protected by key that you just get when you can explain the whole subsystem that has such a switch and the reason why you need -f.

</noautobr>There are situations when a -f is feasible. However just do it, when you know the 7 following things:

</noautobr>Unsure about just a single point? Then don’t use -f until you are sure.