What does sdelete's "-q" option do?

JDB 1 Reputation point


The sdelete utility has an option, "-q", which is not documented.
What does it do?


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  1. Andreas Baumgarten 67,636 Reputation points MVP

    Hi @JDB ,

    the option -q is for "quiet". I am not 100% sure if all outputs are suppressed or only errors.
    At least that was the description for q in older versions of sdelete if you used the help of sdelete.


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    Andreas Baumgarten