On 19/10/06, Ian Malone <
ibmalone gmail com> wrote:
Peter Gordon wrote:
> Yuandan Zhang wrote:
>> I incidantly created file named as '--min-size=8'. In fact, I don't know how
>> it was created. I have difficulty to remove it using "rm -rf \--min-size=8
>> or other ways?
> Alternatively, you can escape every hyphen and equals sign within the file name:
> $ rm -i \-\-min\-size\=8
Will this actually work? Doesn't bash eat the escapes before rm
this file is on another PC, I can't access it (due to firewall) now. I will update the outcmes.
thanks for replies