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Old 03-14-2008, 04:34 PM   #1
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delete a file that starts if a "-" (minus) sign


Hi.

accidently I created a file called "-r" now how do I delete it? I also have one called "-L" and "-m". And I just can't delete them because

rm -r

say's that there are no parameters. Which makes sense so what if "-r" is a filename and not an option.

Thank you.
 
Old 03-14-2008, 04:35 PM   #2
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use two dashes... rm -- -r
 
Old 03-14-2008, 04:55 PM   #3
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Thanks.

I think I posted alittle to soon its explained in the man pages. I haven't noticed it there until you have posted.
 
  


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