This page is about emacs options to silence prompts that make things safer at the expense of slowing down experts.
There are a number of commands that as a safety feature prompt the user before continuing. These prompts can be an annoyance to an experienced user who might prefer to live dangerously. This is a place to list ways of silencing some of these prompts.
(setq dired-recursive-copies 'always)
(setq dired-recursive-deletes 'always)
(setq dired-recursive-deletes 'top)