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Old 02-26-2002, 11:43 AM   #1
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delete fle #a.c# created by emacs

delete fle #a.c# created by emacs on coomand line rm dosen't work
Old 02-26-2002, 12:48 PM   #2
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what was it you typed? and what was the error got.

You make sure the file is there by typing:

Which should print out the contents of a folder.
Old 02-26-2002, 01:41 PM   #3
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I've had to get rid of these annoying files also and I believe I used the shred -u method. Are you using rm by itself or rm -f? That would make a difference as well.
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try to escape # with \
rm -f \#a.c\#
Old 02-28-2002, 12:10 PM   #5
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I just forgetten basics # is used in shell for comment, so i am getting message as too few arguments. Thanks for reminding me to use escape \# seq.


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